Speira´s management team is committed to serve our purpose: building a circular world that works. This management team operates on a foundation of trust. Trust in their vision for a sustainable tomorrow, trust in their expertise, and most importantly, trust in the power of collective action. Innovation is the heartbeat of Speira. Sharing knowledge is a cornerstone of Speira's philosophy.

“By embracing the values that drives us, we can collectively redefine the limits of aluminium and pave the way for a sustainable world.”

Einar Glomnes

Chief Executive Officer
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Einar GlomnesChief Executive Officer

Einar drives Speira with a strong focus on profitability, workforce engagement and sustainability. He develops strategies that ensures the company´s long-term margin robustness, involvement of employees and its commitment to environmental stewardship. Einar worked as a corporate lawyer, a management consultant in McKinsey and held various management positions in Norsk Hydro before becoming CEO of Speira at its inception. He holds a Master of Law degree from Columbia University in New York and a Cand Jur from the University of Oslo.


"Multicultural teams can do one thing above all: They enhance the level and the amount of innovation in our company."

Rolf Lindbäck

Chief Financial Officer
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Rolf LindbäckChief Financial Officer

As Speira's Chief Financial Officer, Rolf is responsible for finance, IT digitalization and legal. He's constantly chasing opportunities to improve the scorecard by leveraging a unique platform where sustainability and profitability go hand in hand. He has a MSc in Communication Systems from the Swiss Federal Insitute of Technology (EPFL).


"Change is good"

Dr. Pascal Wagner

Head of BU Automotive
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Dr. Pascal WagnerHead of BU Automotive

Pascal drives innovation, forges strategic partnerships and leads the integration of aluminium in electric vehicles. He has many years of experience in the aluminium industry, especially in the automotive area. He holds a degree in metallurgy and a PhD in metallurgy and metal physics from RWTH Aachen University.

Alexander Dörsel

Head of BU Norway and Business Development
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Alexander DörselHead of BU Norway and Business Development

Alexander is responsible for our four recycling and rolling plants in Norway. He drives innovation and commercial development at the crosssection of growth and sustainability. He holds law degrees and a master's degree in Business Administration and Management from ESCP Business School.

Boris Kurth

Head of BU Can & Recycling
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Boris KurthHead of BU Can & Recycling

Leveraging his extensive experience in aluminum recycling, Boris is driving the company's recycling transformation with inventive strategies to enhance recyclability of beverage cans, aligning Speira with a responsible and forward-thinking approach. He holds a degree in economics from Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences.

Ralf Köring

Head of BU Recycling Services
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Ralf KöringHead of BU Recycling Services

Ralf leads initiatives to optimize the recycling process and enhance material recovery. He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering, specializing in process engineering from RWTH Aachen University.

 

"The full power of recycling is not yet discovered – but on our path to circularity, we explore new opportunities every day. This is exiting and motivating!"

Stefan Schulze Schwering

Head of Foil and Litography
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Stefan Schulze SchweringHead of Foil and Litography

Stefan drives innovation and strategic projects to keep the company at the forefront of developments in key segments such as battery applications and sustainable packaging. He holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Economics. Prior to joining Speira, Stefan worked at McKinsey & Company, consulting clients in the Global Energy and Materials practice.

Volker Backs

Head of Public Affairs, Energy, Trade & Managing Director
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Volker BacksHead of Public Affairs, Energy, Trade & Managing Director

Volker navigates the regulatory environment, advocates industrial transformation and sustainable energy policy. He promotes the principles of the circular economy and a fair trade policy. As a representative of Speira, he is committed to this publicly and in trade associations.

Paul Grziwa

Head of Supply Chain
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Paul GrziwaHead of Supply Chain

Paul drives the end-to-end optimization of our value chain while being responsible for Metal Planning as well as Procurement of Metal, Scrap and Energy. His focus lies on the optimized flow of metal with a strong emphasis on Speira's cost and sustainability targets. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences.

Katharina Hagenkötter

Head of Human Resources
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Katharina HagenkötterHead of Human Resources

Katharina fosters a positive workplace culture and promotes the well-being and growth of our workforce through effective and sustainable HR strategies. She holds a degree in economics from Ruhr-University Bochum and gained a Master's degree in Organizational Psychology from FernUniversität Hagen.


"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." — Mahatma Gandhi

Moritz Hansen

Head of Marketing, Communication & Sustainability
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Moritz HansenHead of Marketing, Communication & Sustainability

Moritz emphasizes Speira´s commitment to “close the loop” initiatives, highlights recycling efforts and promotes sustainable practices in messaging to align with circular economy principles. He gained an Executive Master of Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam.

Reinhild Schmidt

Head of Strategic Operations
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Reinhild SchmidtHead of Strategic Operations

Reinhild develops strategies to integrate circular economy principles into operations, foster innovation and solidifies Speira´s commitment to sustainable practices. Reinhild held various management positions in Speira with focus on operations and supply chain before stepping into her current role. She holds a degree in business administration from Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences.


"Be the role model for the culture you want to have in the organization."