has announced that Klaus-Dieter Rosenbach, member of the board of management for logistics systems, will leave the company prematurely at his own request on 31 March 2020. Rosenbach joined Jungheinrich in 1991 after obtaining his doctorate in mechanical engineering at the University of Hannover. After numerous senior positions in development and production, he took over the management of the Jungheinrich production plants in Norderstedt and Lüneburg in 2001. In 2008, he was appointed to the board of management for engineering.
Instead of replacing Rosenbach, the board of management will be downsized from five to four divisions.
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Deepak Bhatkal has been promoted to senior general manager at distributor Gulf Mechanical Engineers and Suppliers
. He replaces K.M. Shetty, who retired in December.
Bhatkal has years of experience and a vast knowledge of GMES customers and products.
GMES, formed in 1969, has a Dubai-based warehouse stocking facility in Rashidiya and a showroom in Deira. Another office is located in Abu Dhabi specifically to cover the oil and gas sector.
Detlef Schotten is to become chairman of the board of management of thyssenkrupp Schulte
. He will also take over responsibility for the Western Europe operating unit.
The 58-year-old has more than 25 years of experience in various management and executive functions at thyssenkrupp, most recently as CEO of the Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific operating unit.
Separately, Tobias Hegmanns has joined thyssenkrupp Schulte as chief operating officer. Hegmanns has been responsible for the global supply chain management unit of thyssenkrupp Materials Services since 2016 and the central technology, innovation and sustainability function since 2019. Before joining thyssenkrupp, the mechanical engineer worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics in Dortmund, where he was Academic director and deputy head of the chair of corporate logistics at TU Dortmund. He succeeds Andreas Zinke, who will move to thyssenkrupp AG at the same time to head the central controlling, accounting and risk department.