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Kelheim appoints Marina Crnoja-Cosic as head of new business development

Marina will also serve as a member of Kelheim’s Management Board.

4th August 2020

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Kelheim, Germany


The chemist with a doctorate degree brings with her long-time experience in fibre and application development as well as in business development. Customised and market-oriented solutions, cross-company cooperation along the value chain and constant attention to long-term industry and particularly to textile trends have shaped her career path for the past 20 years, Kelheim reports.

“Dr. Crnoja-Cosic is highly competent. She has an enormous wealth of experience as well as a comprehensive network. At the same time, she has repeatedly proven that she is not afraid to tread new paths – a perfect match with our philosophy! Together with Dr. Crnoja-Cosic we will intensify our focus on innovation even more. We are very pleased to have her on board!,” says Craig Barker, CEO at Kelheim Fibres.

Kelheim Fibres GmbH is a leading producer of viscose speciality fibres and an important supplier of viscose fibres for the tampon industry. About 90,000 tons of viscose fibres are produced every year at Kelheim in South Germany from the renewable raw material wood. These are used in most diverse applications – from fashion, hygiene and medical products to nonwovens and speciality papers. Innovative products, flexible technologies and an exceptional focus on sustainability form the foundation of the company’s success.

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