/// Mr. Johann Götzfried, certified expert for foreign trade who graduated with distinction from the Bavarian State Government, has been with the company since 1977
From 1980 to 1993 he worked in the areas of purchasing, sales and production planning. In 1993 he became head of the sales department, taking over a leading position within the company. As authorized officer of Salamander Industrie-Produkte GmbH, he took over responsibility as senior manager for the former division of bonded leather fibre material in the year 2000.
Since the demerger of the bonded leather fibre material division into a separate company in December 2004, Johann Götzfried is the managing director of Salamander Bonded Leather GmbH & Co. KG. In his many years of managerial responsibility, he has significantly shaped and positively affected the company. With his decades of experience and product knowledge, he is deemed to be an industry expert.
/// Mr. Thomas Kaiser, graduate in Business Administration (VWA), began his career at Salamander Industrie-Produkte GmbH in 1991.
Following his vocational training, he went on to complete his studies in Business Administration and took over as Head of Controlling at Salamander in 2003. In this position, he supported the development of foreign subsidiaries and was actively involved in the Brügmann takeover.
Since 2007, Thomas Kaiser has been Managing Director of the subsidiary SIP Wasserkraft GmbH. In July 2012 Thomas Kaiser joined the Management Board of Salamander Bonded Leather GmbH & Co. KG and in this function he is responsible for the financial and controlling side of the company.
At the same time, he became Head of the Finances, Accounting and Controlling Division at Salamander Industrie-Produkte GmbH. In addition to his responsibilities at management level, Mr Kaiser is also an associate partner of Salamander Industrie-Produkte.