Plattsburgh, N.Y. — Schluter-Systems has announced the retirement of Reinhard Plank and the appointment of Marco Ludwig as president of Schluter North America.
As president Ludwig will continue to build on all of Schluter’s areas of strength and focus on customer and end user needs. He will divide his time between the Montreal and Plattsburgh offices as he is responsible for all of the company’s operations in the U.S. and Canada including the North American manufacture of many Schluter products. The company said Ludwig is committed to continuing to add innovative and value adding solutions to improve tile installations.
Since joining the company in 1986 Plank has led the company’s growth to its current leadership position in the tile industry in North America. In addition to building the organization, developing a far-reaching education program and successfully launching numerous innovative products, Plank spearheaded the construction of LEED certified facilities in Montreal, Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Reno, Nev.