Dr. Markus Helftewes is leaving Der Grüne Punkt

News Bild [Translate to English:] Dr. Markus Helftewes (Bild: privat)

Cologne, April 22, 2024. Dr. Markus Helftewes, Managing Director of Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH, is leaving the company by mutual agreement on May 1, 2024 to take on new professional challenges.


Dr. Helftewes has worked for Der Grüne Punkt since 2013 and was appointed to the management board in 2016. He was responsible for the plastics recycling business unit until 2023 and played a key role in driving it forward.


Most recently, Dr. Helftewes was technically responsible for the construction of the new sorting plant for lightweight packaging in Enns, Austria, as well as the design of innovative processing plants for chemical recycling.


On behalf of the Group's management, CEO Laurent Auguste thanked Dr. Markus Helftewes for his extraordinary commitment, regretted his departure and wished him all the best for the future, both professionally and personally.


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About the GreenDot company:
The GreenDot company is service provider for extended producer responsibility, leading supplier of secondary raw materials for plastics, and premium producer of plastic recyclates, and as such positioned as the premier solution provider for the needs of the circular economy. The Der Grüne Punkt Holding GmbH & Co. KG, with the Green Dot® as its trademark, was among the companies to introduce and establish the dual system in Germany, and stands for intelligent take-back systems, plus the development and marketing of innovative recyclates and services. Systec Plastics, at its facilities in Eisfeld and Hörstel, produces premium-quality recyclates under the Systalen® brand name for the international market. Der Grüne Punkt Holding GmbH & Co. KG belongs to the group of companies Green Dot Global S.à r.l.