Bielefeld, 18 May 2006. The Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has appointed graduate engineer Günter Bachmann as an ordinary member of its Executive Board at its meeting today.
Bachmann (54) will take over the Department of Technology and Production, which reports directly to the Executive Board, with effect from 1 January 2007 – or earlier. After the completion of the process optimisation over the past few years, this is intended to take the growing importance of this department into account. Bachmann has been employed as a managing director of GILDEMEISTER for 12 years.
After having studied machine engineering at the Chemnitz University of Applied Sciences, he started his career in 1974 working on the production line at the company now called DECKEL MAHO Seebach GmbH in Thuringia, Germany; in 1985, he became head of production and in 1994 managing director of the company. Under his directorship, DECKEL MAHO Seebach became a successful and innovative competence centre for milling technology within the GILDEMEISTER Group.
As announced a short while ago, Dr. Thorsten Schmidt (33) was appointed as an ordinary member of the Executive Board by the Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft at its meeting on 28 March 2006. He takes over the Sales, Distribution and Service Department.
The Executive Board