Providing clean air
Dr. Daniel Schmitt talks about the customer-specific innovations Dürr offers
PROFILE DR. DANIEL SCHMITT
Dr. Daniel Schmitt has been in charge of Dürr's Clean Technology Systems division since July 1, 2017. The division serves many different industries, offering technologies for air pollution control as well as energy efficiency systems. The team of around 600 employees worldwide takes care of planning and implementation, as well as system servicing.
Dr. Schmitt's career path
Having completed the chemical engineering program at Karlsruhe University, followed by a PhD, he joined the filter business unit of Freudenberg Vliesstoffe KG as a Project Manager of Application Technology in February 2002. Shortly afterwards, he took on further management roles in the technology and sales departments.
At the end of 2008, he moved to South Africa and took on a role as the General Manager of Freudenberg Nonwovens (Pty) Ltd., before taking over as Managing Director of Freudenberg Filtration Technologies (Pty) Ltd. After returning to Germany at the beginning of 2011, Dr. Schmitt became the head of the "Industrielle Filtration Europa" unit of Freudenberg Filtration Technologies SE & Co. KG. There, he was most recently responsible for the operating and strategic business of the Industrial Filtration division in his role as Global Vice President.
Dürr is a very dynamic company that has a task-based, customer-focused approach.