Previously, Planas worked as head of manufacturing and COO at PMG Polmetasa SAU. He has also been responsible for several successful technology transfer projects, as well as for a number of complex new launches of production lines within the PMG group. In the US, PMG is currently investing around US$23 million to build a second manufacturing facility on its 40-acre campus in Columbus, Indiana. The company says that Planas’ wide experience within the PMG group will help him to realize the planned expansion project successfully.

Krause will assume new responsibilities within PMG.