Hirschvogel Automotive Names Future Leadership

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Source: Hirschvogel Automotive Group announcement

DENKLINGEN, Germany – The Hirschvogel Automotive Group, in the midst of a transformation process and to safeguard the long-term perspectives of the entire Group, is unveiling two-thirds of its future upper leadership.

The shareholders of Hirschvogel Holding GmbH have decided to bring forward the generational change at the top of the company, which would otherwise have taken place successively over the next two years. Together with an experienced management circle, the new Management Board will now be able to tackle the necessary transformation process without delay.

Beginning January 1, 2021, the business at Hirschvogel Holding GmbH will be managed by Walter Bauer in the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and by Dr. Dirk Landgrebe as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Both live in the region and already know the company from the inside.

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During the first half of 2021, Hirschvogel will add a new Chief Executive Officer to the Management Board, whose name cannot be published yet for contractual reasons. As CEO, he will take over the chairmanship of the new management trio.

The Hirschvogel Automotive Group

The Hirschvogel Automotive Group is one of the largest manufacturers of forged parts made of steel and aluminum worldwide. As a development partner to the automotive industry and a production specialist in forging and machining, the core competencies of Hirschvogel lie in the application areas of the engine, electric drives, gas and diesel injection as well as the transmission, powertrain and chassis in passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Another key focus is on parts for off-highway applications.

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Hirschvogel is an independent family company and has approximately 6,000 employees worldwide. Total sales in 2019 amounted to €1.23 billion. The headquarters of the Group is located in Denklingen, Upper Bavaria. Likewise located there are Hirschvogel Umformtechnik GmbH and its parent company Hirschvogel Holding GmbH. The Group is also represented in Germany with three other plants based in Schongau and in Marksuhl, near Eisenach. Internationally, the Hirschvogel Automotive Group is present on three continents: in Gliwice, Poland, in Sanaswadi, India, in Pinghu near Shanghai, in Columbus, Ohio and in San Juan del Río/Querétaro, Mexico.

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