STEINERT announces new global CEO

STEINERT Board of Directors has appointed Peter Funke as the corporate group’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective March 14.

As CEO, Mr. Funke will continue advancing STEINERT’s diversification goals and growing the company’s international business, concentrating on its magnets and sensor sorting equipment including the UniSort line.

In 1988, Peter Funke began working for the family-owned business DOPPSTADT, one of the leading international manufacturers of machines and systems for the mechanical and biological treatment of waste and recyclables. In 2002, he became the Managing Director at Werner Doppstadt Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Velbert, Germany.

He succeeds Marcus Heinrich, who is leaving STEINERT to pursue other opportunities.