MANN+HUMMEL appoints new chief executive officer

31-10-2018

The Board of Directors of MANN+HUMMEL have announced the appointment of Werner Lieberherr as new Chief Executive Officer. He will begin his new role effective immediately.

Since 2010, Lieberherr was president & chief executive officer of the publicly traded company B/E Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV). Following the acquisition of B/E Aerospace by Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) in April 2017, he accompanied the successful integration of the Group as executive vice president & chief operating officer and the ongoing acquisition of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies (NYSE: UTX).

Previously, Werner Lieberherr spent 16 years in various management positions in the energy industry at ABB and Alstom Power, Inc. Lieberherr holds a degree in Technical Management and Operations Research from ETH Zurich and a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago. During his career in Europe, Asia and the United States, he was instrumental in the success of international technology companies.

"I very much look forward to my new position at MANN+HUMMEL. This traditional company has achieved impressive growth over the past ten years," said Lieberherr. "I see tremendous potential, as filtration technologies will become increasingly important in the future. I also look forward to actively shaping the future success of the company with the management team and employees to offer innovative products to our customers."

Chairman of the MANN+HUMMEL Board of Directors, Thomas, Fischer said of Lieberherr, "Entrepreneurial thinking and experience in different technology markets paired with a pronounced customer focus and internationality were part of our specifications. Werner Lieberherr fulfills these requirements completely. I look forward to a trusting and successful cooperation and wish him every success."

About MICRODYN-NADIR

MICRODYN-NADIR’s headquarters and main production facility for their membranes and modules (flat membrane, Membrane Bioreactors (MBR), spiral wound modules, tubular modules, capillary modules) are located in Wiesbaden, Germany with additional production facilities in Singapore (hollow fiber modules) and Xiamen/China (spiral wound modules and tubular modules). Being the new headquarter of MANN+HUMMEL´s Water Division since the 100 per cent acquisition of MICRODYN-NADIR through MANN+HUMMEL in February 2015, MICRODYN-NADIR is also present with sales offices in Goleta/USA as well as in Jundiaí/Brazil. MICRODYN-NADIR has 220 employees worldwide of which approximately 100 are based at the headquarter and main production location in Wiesbaden.