Wittenstein: New managing director
A change of management took place at two Wittenstein subsidiaries on February 1, 2018: Kasper Rungfeldt (picture) was appointed Managing Director of Wittenstein motion control GmbH and Wittenstein aerospace & simulation GmbH. Christoph Heine will leave the Wittenstein Group at his own request on June 1, 2018.
Kasper Rungfeldt, aged 51, is a qualified lawyer and business administrator with extensive international management experience, notably in the oil & gas industry as well as in defense. He has held various executive positions at several European and non-European locations, for example at Siemens and ABB. “We are confident of Mr. Rungfeldt’s ability to make a crucial contribution as we convert existing potential into long-term success in the international markets”, said Dr. Bernd Schimpf, WittensteinSE Board Spokesman.
Christoph Heine, Managing Director of Wittenstein motion control GmbH and Wittenstein aerospace & simulation GmbH, will be leaving Wittenstein SE at his own request on June 1, 2018 after more than ten years with the company. He will be joining Staufen AG, where he will take on the task of Industry Manager Aviation & Defense.