Mondi, the global packaging and paper group, has announced the appointment of Martin Gutberlet, in the newly created role of Chief Digital Officer.

In his role, Martin will build and lead the newly created Mondi DX team. With his team of internal and new digital experts, he will be responsible for accelerating Mondi’s digital transformation. This includes customer centric digital touchpoints, data driven operational excellence and digital employee enablement. He will lead the global Mondi DX team out of the company’s Vienna offices.

Martin joins Mondi from machine tool maker DMG MORI, where he served as the head of Corporate Digital Projects. Martin holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Technical University of Dortmund, Germany.

During the past year, Mondi has ramped up its investment in digital training and development of its people, including the launch of digital boot camps to introduce new ways of working, and in hiring data analysts and digital transformation managers.