Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019
Leading technology provider the Weinig group strengthens the management board with newly appointed Dr. Mario Kordt as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at its meeting on March 12. Dr. Kordt is expected to take office on March 15, 2019, along with Gregor Baumbusch as CEO, and the Chief Financial Officer Gerald Schmidt. The Management Board which will now comprise of three members again.
46 year old Dr. Kordt is a mechanical engineer from the production technology faculty of RWTH Aschen University. After completing his degree in manufacturing engineering he joined as a research assistant in the Laser Technology Working Group at Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT (Aachen). Later he headed the office as the Director of Technology Management in Tool Technology in Freudenberg Anlagen und Werkzeugtechnik (FAW). With advanced technical expertise and years of experience in mechanical engineering, he became the Managing Director awetis engineering+manufacturing GmbH.
“We are happy to have found a colleague and board member in Dr. Kordt who combines technical proficiency with personal qualities. Dr. Kordt has proven himself excellently within the Weinig Group in recent years. He enjoys great recognition amongst his colleagues due to his professional expertise and team spirit. He, therefore, combines the ideal qualities not simply to maintain the leading position of the Weinig Group in the world, despite the ever-increasing pressure of international competitors, but to expand it”, concluded Thomas Bach.
Since 2015 Dr.Kordt was responsible for Weinig Dimter, LuxScan and Raimann in the Weinig Group. At present, he will continue to assume his previous responsibility as Managing Director of these companies for the time being.
At the same meeting, the Supervisory Board was also presented with the main elements of the new “viaWEINIG” strategy, which was confirmed by the supervisory board. The implementation of this strategy means a clear orientation towards customers and markets. This is made possible by centralising the sales organisation of the Weinig Group with regional market units.