New generation at Hensel

Philipp C. Hensel (33) has been the new managing director, responsible for the marketing and IT sectors.......

since 1st January 2015, and in 2016 he is to take over the sales directorship from his father Felix G. Hensel (68), who has been successfully governing the destinies of the company since 1975. This is now the third generation to enter into the management of the family-run company.

For the technology sector it is Oliver Gutzeit (47) who is taking over the directorship, succeeding Rudolf Cater, who retired at the end of last year after having prepared his successor specifically for this task during the last two years.

The company‘s commercial department remains under the directorship of Frank Dubberke (56), who has successfully fulfilled this task for many years.

The chairmanship of the board is retained by Felix G. Hensel. “I am proud to be able to hand on a healthy and successful company to the next generation, and I am pleased for our employees, customers and suppliers that the continuity as a family-run company is secured.”

Apart from his professional duties Felix G. Hensel is engaged in a variety of honorary positions, including President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Siegen.

Founded in 1931, Hensel is among the most important employers in the region and has developed into a globally operating group of companies with over 800 employees.