Vetter’s top management team is once again complete. As of June 1st 2008, Peter Soelkner will be heading a number of divisions at the Ravensburg-based company which specialises in the aseptic filling of prefilled injection systems. His new tasks will include Global Key Account Management, Corporate Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Project Management.
The 42-year-old sales expert brings comprehensive experience of the international pharmaceutical and biotech industries to the new position. Soelkner studied chemical engineering and his previous post was as Vice President Global KAM of Sartorius Stedim Biotech, USA. His tasks there included managing the successful merger of Sartorius and Stedim to form Sartorius Stedim Biotech. From 2003 to 2007, prior to his time abroad, Soelkner was employed as Director of the Key Account Management at Vetter Pharma-Fertigung. Soelkner began his career at Sartorius AG in 1992 and moved to Sartorius North America Inc. in 1998. While working at Sartorius, Soelkner held a number of international management positions, notably in Research & Development, Marketing, Key Account Management and General Management.