Our next guest is a leading voice in the field of reinforced plastics, Dr. Elmar Witten. He has been Managing Director of AVK – Federation of Reinforced Plastics based in Frankfurt am Main since 2007.
In this function he is a member of the board of the European composites umbrella organization (EuCIA) and a member of the management board of the General Association of the Plastics Processing Industry (GKV). Since the Composites Germany trade association was founded in 2013, he has been its management spokesman.
Previously, he held management positions in various educational companies, e.g. he set up a manager academy and was also responsible for the seminar business of the TÜV Rheinland Academy across Germany for more than six years. Most recently, as central innovation process manager at TÜV Rheinland, he was responsible for the topic of innovations across the group.
Dr. Witten studied economics and did his doctorate at a business administration chair while working.