"The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there." John Buchan


Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films' Leadership Team, both in the US and Belgium, consists of industry leaders from the polymer sciences, film manufacturing, packaging, packaging machinery, printing, and business finance sectors.
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Guenther Winnerl
Guenther Winnerl
Chief Commercial Officer

Guenther Winnerl is the Chief Commercial Officer with responsibility for the Americas and EMEA commercial teams and is based in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films in 2018, he held successive Business Development and Commercial Operations roles within the global flexible film industry. Guenther has an MBA of Science from Landshut University of Applied Sciences.

Christine Schaefer
Christine Schaefer
Global Marketing Director

Chris Schaefer is a tenured Marketing leader with a career built in the flexible packaging industry. Chris is the Director of Marketing for Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films including thin gauge bio-based sealant films with global responsibility for Europe’s Sidaplax operation. Prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films, Chris held senior market development positions covering N. America and Europe. As a descendant of Montana ranchers, Chris grew up composting for the family’s organic garden and is passionate about green pursuits.