Bielefeld. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board unanimously appointed Dipl.-Kfm. Christian Thönes as chairman of the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT.
Christian Thönes (43) has already been a member of the Executive Board since January 2012 and headed the product development, production and technology areas. With immediate effect, Mr Thönes takes over responsibility for sales, product development, production, procurement, corporate public relations and audit.
He joined the group in 1998 and continuously took over more responsibility. As the managing director of SAUER GmbH, Mr. Thönes built up today’s successful Advanced Technologies division (Ultrasonic and Lasertec). From 2009 to 2011, Christian Thönes was managing director of DECKEL MAHO Pfronten GmbH.
In the past years, Christian Thönes has successfully driven the optimisation of production plants and product lines. Through innovative technology and software solutions, he has positioned DMG MORI for the future. Thönes: “I am pleased about the trust placed in me and look forward to the further global alignment of DMG MORI.”
DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
The Executive Board