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Christoph Hummel (49) has assumed the position as PresidentCEO of Preh







Bad Neustadt. As already announced during summer of last year, Christoph Hummel (49) has taken over as PresidentCEO of Preh GmbH at the beginning of January. He thereby follows Dr. Michael Roesnick (62) who went into retirement after almost 17 years at the head of Preh at the end of December. With this change of management   and   the reduction from five to four managing directors the individual divisions were also adjusted. Apart from the chairmanship, CEO Hummel is now responsible for Sales/Marketing, Project Management, E-Mobility, Preh IMA AutomationQuality. Dr. Ernst-Rudolf Bauer (60) remains responsible unchanged as CFO for the divisions Finance/Controlling, IT   and   Human Resources, while CSCO Zhengxin ?Charlie“ Cai (43) leads Purchasing, Supply Chain Management   and   the Commercial Vehicles division. The management division of CTO Jochen Ehrenberg (48) has been extended to the entire technical field of Product Development   and   Production.

Christoph Hummel studied industrial engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg-Schweinfurt   and   completed an Executive MBA Program in Evanston/IL (USA)   and   Koblenz. Born in Würzburg, he started his career as a sales engineer in the then “Vehicle Technology” division of Preh  in Bad Neustadt from 1993 until early 1998. After stations at Plastic Omnium GmbH, Karben,   and   as Key Account Manager at Visteon Automotive Systems, Cologne/Stuttgart, Hummel returned to Preh at the end of 2000. As authorized officerdirector of Sales/Product Management he temporarily also took on the position of President & CEO of Preh in Novi/MI (USA)   and   was responsible in a leading position for the development of the North American business of Preh. At the beginning of 2008, Hummel was appointed to the management of Preh GmbH   and   took responsibility for the Sales, Marketing   and   Project Management divisions.

The new president   and   CEO stated: “The emergence of Preh as a global player for automotive electronicsautomation solutions is connected indissolubly with the name Dr. Michael Roesnick. I feel committed to his achievements   and   will ensure a high degree of continuity both for our customers   and   staff. But I will naturally also set standards of my own   and   keep developing Preh with a view to new challenges together with my management colleagues.”

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