Sefar AG Appoints Peter Katcha as Director of Sales for North America

Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of technical textiles, has appointed Peter Katcha as the Director of Sales for the North American market.
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Nov. 16, 2010 - PRLog -- Heiden, Switzerland…Sefar AG – the world’s leading producer of precision-woven fabrics – has appointed Peter Katcha as the Director of Sales for the North American market. Katcha will be responsible for directing the company’s strategic development for its architectural product range, which includes SEFAR® Architecture TENARA® Fabric. Additionally, he will lead the marketing efforts for SEFAR® Architecture LightFrame lighting systems and unique SEFAR® Architecture Vision glass laminate products.

Katcha comes to Sefar from a senior position at Ronstan Tensile Architecture and brings more than 10 years of experience in the design and construction community. His background includes collaborating with architects, engineering professionals, contractors, and specialty fabricators in the use of technical products in tensile and other unconventional structures.

“Peter has a tremendous understanding of the North American design and construction market. His extensive sales and consulting skills will be a tremendous asset to Sefar,” says Ingo Thalhammer, Business Unit Manager for Sefar Architecture Solutions. “Peter’s presence will help to increase the awareness and accessibility of our architectural products in North America, especially Sefar’s Architecture TENARA Fabric. We are pleased to have him as a member of our team."

A native of the Midwest, Katcha earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Tulane University as well as a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida. He is a charter board member of the Fabrics Structures Association (FSA) and recently served as the board chairman.

As part of Sefar AG, Peter Katcha will be based in St Petersburg, FL, and can be reached at 727-388-4919 or peter.katcha@sefar.com.

Sefar is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles with a global presence with subsidiaries in 21 countries and representations in another 75 countries and employs 2,100 worldwide.

Over the past 180 years, the Swiss company has grown into the world‘s leading producer of precision-woven fabrics. Working alongside experienced architects, lighting engineers and polymer experts, Sefar has developed a new generation of technical fabrics and installation solutions. Particularly where light and sound are concerned, these textile solutions display qualities which other materials cannot match. Visit www.sefar.com to learn more.

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About Sefar: Sefar is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles with a global presence with subsidiaries in 21 countries and representations in another 75 countries and employs 2,100 worldwide.
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