DGAP-News: Viscom AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel
New Supervisory Board and Executive Board for Viscom AG
Professor Dr. Michèle Morner takes over as chairwoman of the Supervisory Board
Professor Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer remains in his post as the third member of the Supervisory Board. As previously announced on March 5, 2018, to allow the Supervisory Board to make a fresh start, board members Bernd Hackmann and Klaus Friedland resigned from their posts with effect as of the closing of this year's annual general meeting. "Viscom is a one-of-a-kind success story. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit and strategic vision, Volker Paper and Dr. Martin Heuser have turned Viscom into what it is today: a global leader for optical inspection systems with a strong presence on all international markets. With the new appointments to the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board, the founders have again showed their foresight and sense of responsibility toward the company," comments Bernd Hackmann.
With effect as of today, Carsten Salewski and Peter Krippner take up their new positions on the Executive Board. Together with the co-founder and board member for Corporate Development, Dr. Martin Heuser, and CFO Dirk Schwingel, they complete the new Executive Board.
Carsten Salewski is an electrical engineer who joined Viscom in 1993. His previous responsibilities have included the IBV business section and he has been Managing Director of the US subsidiary headquartered in Atlanta since 2004. He is the Chairman of the IPC SMEMA Council within the IPC, a major US association for the electronics industry, and he has served as an honorary board member of the German American Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta since 2015. Carsten Salewski will take over responsibility for Sales, Marketing and International Business on the Executive Board.
Peter Krippner is likewise an electrical engineer who joined Viscom in 1988. He took over as head of the software development in 1995, and assumed responsibility for projects and applications in the solder joint inspection section in 1998. In 2001, he was appointed head of the Serial Production (SP) business section, which he managed until yesterday. Peter Krippner will now take over executive responsibility for Operations.
"Viscom AG's strategy will continue to focus on profitable growth through innovation and technological leadership. In the future, we shall continue to dedicate ourselves to a clear, growth-oriented course. The basis of our success are our customers, whom we want to continue to inspire with innovative solutions, while boosting our acquisition of new customers, and first and foremost expanding our presence in future-oriented segments. With the new appointments to the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board, Viscom AG has established an excellent managerial basis to achieve our set goals and to continue along the path of corporate development," summarizes Dr. Martin Heuser.
01.06.2018 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
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