Zurich / CH. (eb) Aryzta AG has announced the appointment of Chris Plüss as Managing Director Aryzta Germany commencing 01 March 2021. Plüss is currently COO APMEA. The current Managing Director of Aryzta Germany is Heiko Gerling, who may not have taken over until early 2019. In any case, before Gerling, Sebastian Gooding was Managing Director of Aryzta Germany. Gooding served as CEO Central + Eastern Europe for Aryzta between 2015 and 2018, before joining the Valora Group as of January 14, 2019 – as head of Ditsch’s International Wholesale Baked Goods Division, including the production plants in Germany and the United States. Chris Plüss was appointed as COO APMEA in March 2020. Before commencing in June 2020, Plüss was Aryzta’s Regional Managing Director for Southern Europe. He joined Aryzta in 2014 as MD of Switzerland and was promoted to MD for Southern Europe in March 2018. As mentioned at the beginning, Plüss will be the next MD of Aryzta Germany from March.