About us

Managing Directors

Our company is led by two executives with both vast industry experience and deep roots in the Vetter family business. Together, they represent our commitment to both innovation and continuity.

Thomas Otto

Thomas Otto has been a Managing Director of Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG since December 2002. He joined the company as a project engineer in 1990, after graduating from the Technical College in Stuttgart with an engineering degree in packaging technology and print processing. Prior to becoming Managing Director, Mr. Otto managed Vetter’s department of packaging materials development (1995-1999) and served as Vice President of R&D (2000-2002).

Peter Soelkner

Peter Soelkner has been a Managing Director of Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG since June 2008. In 2009, he was also appointed Managing Director of Vetter Pharma International GmbH, the company’s marketing and sales organization. Mr. Soelkner graduated from the University of Dortmund, Germany, in 1992, with a degree in chemical engineering. He then earned an MBA from Columbia University, New York, in 2001. Before joining Vetter, he held positions in Germany and North America at Sartorius AG and Sartorius North America, Inc., in R&D, marketing, key account management, and general management roles. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Soelkner managed Vetter’s key account program and global end-to-end supply chain. He left the company for a year to serve as Vice President of global key account management at Sartorius Stedim Biotech (USA), before returning to Vetter in 2008.