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Ms. Hanna Hennig (50) will become the new head of the global...

Ms. Hanna Hennig (50) will become the new head of the global IT organization (Chief Information Officer CIO) at Siemens in early 2020. Hennig is still CIO at Osram Licht in Munich. She succeeds Helmuth Ludwig (57), who leaves the company at his own request at the end of the year. Ms Hennig will report directly to Roland Busch, Deputy Chairman of Siemens.

Hennig studied economics at the University of Hannover and has been working in IT for 25 years. During this time, she has assisted well-known companies in digitization, e.g. O2, E.ON and now Osram.

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Michael Büenfeld, Managing Director Sales & Marketing has decided to take on a new challenge.

Michael Büenfeld, Managing Director Sales & Marketing with Mennekes has decided to take on a new challenge. He will be Managing Director International Sales at OBO Bettermann from June 1st onwards.

Mr. Büenfeld has already worked for Bettermann between 1995 and 2001.

The change from Mennekes to Bettermann took place in the best possible understanding and was coordinated in advance between the two companies.

The search for a successor is in full swing; Mr. Christopher Mennekes will temporarily take over the duties of Mr. Büenfeld.

EMR and electro-insider wishes Mr. Büenfeld every success in his new job.

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Rexel (USA) has appointed Victoria Roberts as Head of Marketing for Gexpro and Rexel branches for the Gulf Central Region (AR, LA, OK, TX). Roberts is new to the electrical wholesaling industry, having previously been primarily at home in the aviation industry!

Rexel (USA) has appointed Victoria Roberts as Head of Marketing for Gexpro and Rexel branches for the Gulf Central Region (AR, LA, OK, TX). Roberts is new to the electrical wholesaling industry, having previously been primarily at home in the aviation industry!

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Josu Ugarte became the new President of Schneider Electric for Spain and Portugal.
Ugarte replaces Patrick Gaonach, who.......

Josu Ugarte became the new President of Schneider Electric for Spain and Portugal.
Ugarte replaces Patrick Gaonach, who.......

has become the vice president of Schneider's global marketing organization.

Both gentlemen will perform their duties from the Spanish headquarters in Barcelona, and both have been with Schneider Electric only since a relatively short time; Ugarte since 2015 and Gaonach since 2013.

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Erol Kirilmaz (46) was appointed by the supervisory board with immediate effect as Managing Director Sales / Marketing.

Erol Kirilmaz (46) was appointed by the supervisory board with immediate effect as Managing Director Sales / Marketing.

This position was not previously represented at  management level. With this step, the supervisory board strengthens the customer perspective for Ledvance's ongoing transformation towards becoming one of the world leaders in LED general lighting.

Kirilmaz has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in high-tech companies and over 10 years of market experience in the lighting industry - both in Germany and worldwide. Prior to joining Ledvance, Kirilmaz worked for Siemens and Osram.

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