Germany: Holger Ketterer appointed the new SGB-SMIT Group CEO effective from September 1.
His focus will be on operational activities.
Ketterer, who joined the SGB-SMIT Group Management Board in June 2019, assumed the role of COO (Chief Operating Officer) at the SGB-SMIT Group with the focus on leading the day-to-day activities of the Group, but also to further develop all internal processes together with other business units.
Before joining the SGB-SMIT Group, Ketterer worked at the ABB and has many years of experience heading a global power transformers division.
Previously he worked as scientist at a research centre; afterwards, he served as the technical manager of a transformer manufacturing plant in Germany and later on he managed transformer business services in Canada before he became head of global power transformer division.
Jan Oelscher, former CEO, will govern the M&A in accordance with the growth strategy and serve on the Supervisory board.
SGB-SMIT Group with headquarter in Regensburg, Germany and companies in Germany, the USA, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Romania, the Czech Republic, India, China, South Africa and France.
Source: Transformers Magazine