Helios: Dietmar Jost new Chief Officer for Industrial Coatings
After three years in the position, Hubert Culik will step down as the second Chief Executive Officer. The announcement follows the company’s commitment to position itself as a full system and solution provider in the field of coatings and chemicals, and to combine strengths from all areas of industrial coatings.
The generation change in the management team is to lay the foundation for the future continuous development of the company, as the team has been working together successfully for many years. David Kubala has been with the company since 2014 and took over the management of HELIOS in March 2016, together with Hubert Culik. As the CEO, he is responsible for all aspects of Helios’ performance and for the further fast-tracking of the company’s growth strategy.
Dietmar Jost will take care of the further development of Helios Industrial Coatings
In his new role as the Chief Officer for Industrial Coatings, Dietmar Jost will take care of the further development of Helios Industrial Coatings. With his broad knowledge acquired while serving as the Managing Director of the Austrian company Rembrandtin and the Segment Sales Director of Helios Metal Coatings, he will take care of the clear positioning and combination of industrial products, combining powder coatings, liquid coatings and e-coat.
While stepping down as the CEO, Hubert Culik will further support Helios within his position inside the Executive committee and as the Managing Director of the companies Helios TBLUS, d.o.o. in Slovenia, as well as Rembrandtin Lack in Austria. Mr. Culik was a member of the Helios Board of Directors from 2014 and was responsible for R&D and innovation, purchasing, production and lean management.