New SVP Road Restraint Systems

Published on June 9, 2023

Artin Papanian assumes the position of Senior Vice President (SVP) of the business area Restraint Systems at Saferoad.

Artin Papanian, SVP Restraint Systems
Artin Papanian, SVP Restraint Systems

Artin Papanian will lead Road Restraint Systems, the largest business area in Saferoad and join the Group Management team. 

Bernd Frühwald, CEO of Saferoad Group, is looking forward to working with Artin Papanian.

"Artin's experience in a wide range of industries is exactly what we need to further expand our international competitive strength in the field of guardrails," says Frühwald. "Under his competent leadership, we intend to further develop and expand the business area."

Artin Papanian holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Michigan State University.

Prior to Saferoad, he held various international management positions at Eurofins Technologies, Kohler Co. and Villeroy & Boch AG, among others.

"I am looking forward to my new role and to joining the Saferoad team," says Artin Papanian. "Saferoad's philosophy and vision align with my idea of a modern and sustainable company. Recently, the Saferoad Group committed to the internationally established Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). This initiative takes responsibility for climate protection by setting clear and measurable targets for reducing emissions."