Gurit Appoints Michael Muser as new Business Unit Head Aero

Zurich, September 18, 2018 – Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) today announced the appointment of Michael Muser as General Manager and Business Unit Head for Aero and member of the Executive Committee, effective January 1, 2019.

Michael Muser brings a wealth of aerospace industrial experience in an international business environment to Gurit. He will report to Rudolf Hadorn, Chief Executive Officer of Gurit.

Mr. Muser joins Gurit from Dornier Seawings GmbH. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director and Business Unit Head “Composites” of Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc., Rockford, IL, USA and before in several leading positions at EADS (European Aeronautic Defense and Space) or todays Airbus Group. Michael Muser holds an engineering degree in aeronautics and aerospace.

“Michael Muser’s appointment puts someone with in-depth aerospace knowledge at the helm of the Gurit aerospace business. This will help to further enhance customer value and growth,” said Rudolf Hadorn, Chief Executive Officer of Gurit.

About Gurit:

The companies of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) are specialized on the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies and select finished parts and components. The comprehensive product range comprises fibre reinforced prepregs, structural core products, gel coats, adhesives, resins and consumables. Gurit supplies global growth markets with composite materials on the one hand and composite tooling equipment, structural engineering and select finished parts on the other. The global Group has production sites and offices in Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, the U.K., Poland, Canada, the U.S.A., Ecuador, New Zealand, India and China. For more information, please visit

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