August Faller appoints pharmaceutical specialist Christian Haurum Holmskov as managing director of Nordic region, effective June 1; appointment underlines company's strategy to focus on pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, says August Faller's president

WALDKIRCH, Germany , May 20, 2014 (press release) – Pharma specialist Christian Haurum Holmskov takes lead in Danish packaging specialist to steer the company’s Nordic territory.

August Faller Group is pleased to announce that Christian Haurum Holmskov will take up the position as Managing Director as from June 1, 2014 at August Faller A/S in Hvidovre/Kopenhagen.

Before joining August Faller A/S Christian Haurum Holmskov held several positions in pharmaceutical companies like Novo Nordisk A/S, Astra Zeneca A/S and MSD Denmark A/S. Commenting on this appointment, Dr. Daniel Keesman, President of the August Faller Group, said: “We are pleased to announce that with the appointment of Christian Holmskov we underline our strategy to consequently focus on our Group’s pharmaceutical and healthcare know-how. Christian’s experience and professional background will add to our comprehensive packaging solutions for efficient supply chains which shall contribute to the economic value added, also in Northern Europe.”

August Faller Groups extends thanks and appreciation to the former Managing Director Søren Slotsaa who has been the key to the integration of the Danish operation into the Faller Group.

About August Faller KG
August Faller KG is one of the leading manufacturers and system suppliers of pharmaceutical secondary packaging such as folding cartons, leaflets, labels and combination products. For more than 20 years, August Faller KG has been continuously expanding its expertise in the pharmaceutical market. On this basis, innovation and development are consistently focussed on client-specific solutions and products that are suitable for patients. The company is one of the first manufacturers to provide product development tailored to the individual client as a service on its own. In relation to pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging, August Faller KG has at its disposal solutions such as logistical services, supply chain concepts and packaging services.

The company is economically and ecologically sustainable and has been FSC® certified since 2011. With a production capacity of 1.8 billion folding cartons, 1.6 billion leaflets and 1.2 billion labels, August Faller KG generated sales of 116.3 million euro in 2013. August Faller KG was founded in 1882. Around 1,050 employees currently work for the company at the headquarters in Waldkirch as well as at the sites in Binzen, Großbeeren, Schopfheim, Hvidovre/Denmark and Lodz/Poland. 

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