New Top Management Structure at SEMIKRON Group
SEMIKRON Group today announced the restructuring of the company to become more responsive to global developments. These developments refer to market flexibility requirements as well as to corporate organization structures.In the course of these restructuring activities, Harald Jäger has been appointed a new member of the board. He joins the top management team consisting of the present directors of many years, Peter Frey (Sales) and Thomas Dippold (Corporate Finance). Harald Jäger has held various management positions throughout the company for almost 20 years. He will be responsible for production and engineering.
Dirk Heidenreich will retire from operational management, but will continue to take on other responsibilities for the company. He will remain the Managing Director of the SEMIKRON owner families’ non-operative holding company, SEMIKRON International Dr. Fritz Martin GmbH & Co KG. “After 25 years of being responsible for operative business, the time has come for me to lay operational leadership in new hands. I will focus on the company’s strategic alignment in the future, and will work as a consultant to the new management team”, says Dirk Heidenreich.
Dr. Thomas Stockmeier, CTO at SEMIKRON, will leave the company on February 15, 2013, and has opted to take on new challenges outside the power electronics industry.