Glaston appoints senior vice president, software solutions

Glaston Corporation has appointed Dr. Uwe Schmid (Ph.D., Physics), to the position of senior vice president, software solutions. He will start at Glaston in the middle of July and assume the full oper…

Glaston Corporation has appointed Dr. Uwe Schmid (Ph.D., Physics), to the position of senior vice president, software solutions. He will start at Glaston in the middle of July and assume the full operational responsibility of the Software Solutions Business Area on 1 September 2011. Schmid will be a member of Glaston Corporation“s Executive Management Group and report to Arto Metsnen, President and CEO, Glaston Corporation. The current SVP, software solutions, Gnter Befort, continues at Glaston as senior industrial advisor and as a member of the Executive Management Group and will support the new SVP in his taking on the new duties. Uwe Schmid (47) has a broad IT and industry experience. He will join Glaston from a position as senior expert at McKinsey & Company, where he is a member of the global leadership team of the Business Technology Office (BTO).