Emmanouil Fountoukis is holding the role of General Manager of Etem Gestamp for the last two years. A Chemical Engineer with an MBA in background, he has served in various managerial positions in Viohalco Group for the last 20 years in the fields of international raw materials procurement & trading, metals recycling, and manufacturing of enameled wire. Etem Gestamp is a JV between Viohalco and Gestamp, specialized in aluminum extrusion, producing aluminum components of the highest quality and properties for some of the most demanding use cases in automobiles. In his current role, Emmanouil, is driving the transition and development of the company into an automotive business partner of choice for the most prominent OEMs, following the megatrends of electrification, green transition and sustainability. Etem Gestamp, which is a member of the Board of Automotive Cluster Bulgaria, was elected to chair the organization in February 2023.