Michael Höllermann and Johan P. Cnossen are to join the management board of the Industrial Solutions business area effective 1 August 2016. Michael Höllermann, CEO of the Regional Headquarters South America since 2012, will be the new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Johan P. Cnossen, who joined Industrial Solutions on 1 May as Head of the Transformation Office for the implementation of “planets”, will hold the new position of Chief Operating Officer. With the “planets” programme Industrial Solutions is in a process of reorganisation.
The aim is to secure growth, enhance performance, focus more strongly on customers, markets and high-margin service business, and drive culture change within the business area.
Jens Michael Wegmann, CEO of the Industrial Solutions business area, commented: “By appointing Michael Höllermann and Johan P. Cnossen we have gained two very experienced managers to drive forward the reorganisation of Industrial Solutions in a difficult market environment and focus our organisation even more firmly on the needs of customers.”
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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