His replacement is Joachim Müller-Damerau who was appointed as joint Managing Director in September 2010 having joined the company in April 2009 as financial director. In the future, Dr Thomas Feigel and Joachim Müller-Damerau will lead the Trumpler group. Dr Feigel who since 2004 has been responsible for the areas of marketing, products, production and sales will continue in this capacity. Müller-Damerau will assume responsibility for finance, credit control, personnel and purchasing.

Prior to joining Trumpler, Müller-Damerau held similar positions in the chemical industry and chemical trading and brings with him a profound knowledge and experience in this area.