Roman Hillermeier brings over 20 years of composites industry experience from several technology and business development focused roles. After earning a Ph.D. in Polymer Composites in the US, Roman held positions at Hexcel, Devold AMT and Hexion in a variety of senior roles focusing on the automotive, aerospace and renewable energy markets. In addition to a strong knowledge of the composites industry, Roman brings in-depth understanding of materials, manufacturing processes and the composite supply chain.
Composites continue to gain market acceptance and share, especially in the rapidly growing new energy vehicle segment, such as electric and fuel cell powered vehicles. In these applications, lightweight and economical solutions are paramount. Composite applications are therefore finding increasing use in battery enclosures, high pressure tanks, suspension systems and other structural components.
Joseph Laux will support STRUCTeam’s automotive activity and brings over 30 years of expertise from the material and auto industries. Joseph achieved a doctorate in Chemistry and has held positions in leading automotive and material companies such as Magna, BMW and Dow Chemical. He also serves on several boards including the Plastics in Automotive Engineering Association.
Julien Sellier, Founder and Managing Director of STRUCTeam comments:
“Roman and Joe areexcellent additionsto the team. They possess extensive knowledge of the automotive and transportation marketsand will be vital to our growth within this sector.The pace of change in today’s composites market is exceptional and our team is committed to ensuring we support our clients, stay at the forefront and continue to innovate as we have always done.”
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