Friday, 18 October 2019
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New managing director at Schmersal

The Schmersal Group has expanded its management team and appointed Michael Ambros as managing director of K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG.

Michael Ambros, the new managing director of K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG. (Photo: © Schmersal)

In his new function, which he assumed on 1 May 2017, Michael Ambros has global responsibility for the administration and sales & marketing divisions, while the technically-oriented divisions at Schmersal are headed by managing director Michael Mandel.

Many years of experience

The graduate economist Michael Ambros occupied executive positions in a major international business consultancy in the corporate finance field and has many years of experience in a very wide range of sectors in management and business within and outside Europe, including the USA and Russia. He has been in charge of strategic company purchases and sales and operational company optimisation as well as IPOs.

In addition, he successfully developed an outsourcing unit in India over a period of several years. The Schmersal Group will now benefit from his comprehensive international expertise as managing director. Apart from Michael Ambros and Michael Mandel, the management team of the company includes the managing partners Heinz and Philip Schmersal.

Michael Ambros is looking forward to the new challenge. “What counts for me is getting the company in even better shape for international markets. We have to boost cooperation within the Schmersal Group and exploit existing synergies to be able to survive in the future and remain an important partner for our customers.”

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