Ulrich Bartel is Senior Vice President of Hillenbrand and has been the President of Coperion since June 2021. Prior to leading Coperion, Mr. Bartel had been President of Coperion’s Polymer Division and a member of Coperion’s Executive Board.
As leader of the Polymer Division, Mr. Bartel and his team improved the growth performance and financial results of the division through collaboration with customers and colleagues and leveraged the Hillenbrand Operating Model to improve efficiency and performance.
Prior to his role as Division President, Mr. Bartel held several positions within Coperion. From 2013 to 2020, he was Vice President of Compounding Machines. Before that, from 2009 to 2013, Mr. Bartel was President and CEO of a Coperion subsidiary in Ramsey, New Jersey, focused on sales and manufacturing, with responsibility for Coperion locations in Wytheville, Virginia and Houston, Texas.
Mr. Bartel has experience in all aspects of the business from sales and service to process technology, engineering, manufacturing, and research. During his tenure at Coperion, Mr. Bartel completed several other international assignments, including in Singapore, Japan, and Nanjing, China, where he was responsible for the integration of Keya, a manufacturer of twin screw extruders, following its acquisition by Coperion. He began his career with Coperion in 1990 as a process engineer.