Change to senior management at MAHLE
Stuttgart, December 16, 2014 – The Supervisory Board of MAHLE GmbH has appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as new Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board with effect from July 1, 2015. He will join the MAHLE Group on April 1, 2015, and will initially assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Management Board.
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Wolf-Henning Scheider has been employed at Bosch, the largest global automotive supplier, since 1987. During this time, he has taken on increasingly greater responsibilities within the Bosch group organization. In 2010, he was appointed Member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH and since 2013 has had overall responsibility for the automotive technology division.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz K. Junker, who has held the role of Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board since 1996, will transfer to the Supervisory Board of MAHLE GmbH and to MABEG, the shareholders’ committee with voting rights, when Scheider takes over as Chairman of the Management Board. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Junker will replace the chairman of both committees, Dr. Klaus P. Bleyer, who has been a member of the Supervisory Board since 1993.
MAHLE has a local presence in all major world markets and ranks among the world’s largest automotive suppliers. In 2014, some 66,000 employees at approximately 150 production locations are expected to generate sales of around EUR 10 billion. As a technology leader, MAHLE is a driving force in the engine systems, filtration, electronics/mechatronics, and thermal management sectors. At ten major research and development centers in Germany, Great Britain, the USA, Brazil, Japan, China, and India, more than 4,000 development engineers and technicians are working on forward-looking concepts, products, and systems.
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