Hatz expands management teamPublished 26/11, 2018 at 10:27
Hatz has announced that it is expanding its management team with Wilfried Riemann joining Hatz from Deutz AG.
During his time at Deutz, Wilfried spent seven years as senior vice president of global operations for its compact engines division, with responsibility for logistics, production, supply chain and quality worldwide. In his most recent position as senior vice president of engines, Wilfried was also responsible for the development of engine related application segments.
On 1 August 2018, Wilfried was appointed as the chief operations officer for Hatz, assuming responsibility for all areas relating to the production of industrial diesel engines, drive components (crankshafts, connecting rods) and special systems (power and energy supply, pumps). In addition, he is also responsible for the production and pre-assembly plant in the Czech Republic, as well as New Diesel Italy. The latter is a Hatz company specialising in the production of mechanical injection components.
Wilfried’s key responsibilities in the operational area will include expanding development partnerships, ensuring competitive advantage for customers using Hatz engines, developing cooperation with leading technology partners and quality management. Additionally he will be responsible for the optimisation of production processes and industrial digitisation.