Ralf Behrens of FMS to Join Inter-Papier

We are pleased to announce that Ralf Behrens will join Inter-Papier Handelsgesellschaft mbH as Chief Operating Officer to its sales and trading business. Ralf will be based at the headquarter in Germany, working closely together with the existing Inter-Papier Sales teams to expand the company’s global footprint in the trade of paper. He will also take on responsibility for Inter-Papier North America and all our internal sales services.  

Ralf is joining us from the forwarding specialist Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (FMS) where he was working for 29 years in leading positions. During his time at FMS he built the ‘trader department’ in Hamburg, contributed to the foundation of FMS Brazil, Turkey and Slovenia and created as CEO Regional Asia a solid network for FMS with new offices in Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and China. Lately Ralf established a new business field for FMS as Global Head of Agricultural Logistics. He has driven much of the company’s growth, diversification and geographical expansion during the past three decades. 

As part of his new role at Inter-Papier, Ralf will be building upon Inter-Papier`s existing relationships while developing new markets and striving to further enhance our business and the value we provide to our business partners. We are happy to strengthen our team and wishing all the Inter-Papier family members united success creating an even brighter future together.

Ralf is joining us effective September 1, 2019.