Mr. Mlynar joined company ZIPPE on 1st of October 1990 as a graduate engineer. At the beginning he was part of the sales department and took care of customer inquiries. Later he became project manager and in 2001 he took over the management of the complete sales department. Consequently, in 2006, he was additionally appointed to managing director. At the beginning, he has worked very successfully side by side with Dr. Bernd-Holger Zippe for many years. Upon his retirement, Mr. Mlynar represented the head of the company together with the new CEO, Dr. Philipp Zippe. Certainly, it is also owing to Mr. Mlynar’s expertise, foresight, and commitment that company ZIPPE could assert and develop very successfully throughout the international glass industry. He has witnessed many developments of the glass industry over the years and was involved in the creation of innovative projects at ZIPPE.
Furthermore, he represented company ZIPPE in important external associations and thereby held functions like member of the glasstec advisory board of Messe Düsseldorf and member of the board at VDMA Forum Glass Technology.
We thank Mr. Mlynar very much for his commitment and his loyalty towards our company. Personally, he was also a popular, humorous, very pleasant colleague and superior. The handover to his successor Dr.-Ing. Andreas Emrich proved to be exemplary as well. We wish him an enjoyable retirement, a lot of time with his family and wonderful travel experiences in optimal health.