Schwämmlein to Replace Drechsler at BRV


Hans-Jürgen Drechsler, the technical specialist who for many years has filled the role of Managing Director at the German trade association BRV (Bundesverband Reifenhandel und Vulkaniseur-Handwerk) is to retire in February 2020.

Personnel Changes Announced at BRV

The Association has announced that his replacement will be Michael Schwämmlein, who will commence his work for the BRV on 1 September 2019.

Schwämmlein has many years of technical experience in the retreading sector and is currently engaged as Technical Advisor for the European Retreading Federation BIPAVER.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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