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Wittur: Patrik Wohlhauser new CEO

The Wittur Group appointed Patrik Wohlhauser as the new CEO of the company. Wohlhauser, former Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Evonik Industries AG, will join the senior management team effective April 11, 2016.


"We are delighted to welcome Patrik Wohlhauser as new CEO of Wittur. He is a strong leader who is perfectly suited to oversee the Group’s future development”, commented Michael Siefke, Chairman of the Wittur Group’s Supervisory Board.

An important task for Wohlnhauser is to implement innovative best-practices which go beyond the lift sector. With this appointment Wittur has successfully completed the senior management transition within a very short time.

A phase of fundamental transformation

While offering enormous potential, this industry is currently entering a phase of fundamental transformation, says Wohlhauser. "I am convinced that Wittur is best positioned to take advantage of the exciting opportunities. Together with a highly motivated team and a strong ownership structure I am very much looking forward to shaping the future of Wittur.”

Patrik Wohlhauser worked for Evonik and several companies of the Group for more than a decade. In 2011 he joined the Board of Evonik Industries AG.

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