Weinig has appointed Dr Georg Hanrath, 56-years-old, as their new CTO. Alongside CEO Gregor Baumbusch and CFO Axel Steiger, Hanrath is responsible for the area of technology with effect from 1 Feb 2022.
Hanrath studied mechanical engineering with a focus on manufacturing or production technology at RWTH Aachen University in Germany, where he also completed his doctorate degree. From 1997-2003, he held various positions at subsidiaries of ThyssenKrupp, a company specialised in industrial engineering and steel production, in Germany and the US. During that time, he became a Master of Science in Organisational Leadership and Quality in the US.
Hanrath also previously worked at Gildemeister, Starrag Group Holding, and was also a member of the Group Management Board of Leitz.
“With Dr. Georg Hanrath, we have been able to win an excellent, internationally experienced Chief Technology Officer. We are convinced that with the newly completed management board, we are very well positioned to successfully continue the future development of the Weinig Group,” commented Thomas Bach, chairman of the Supervisory Board.
Weinig is a technology provider for the solid wood and panel processing industry and small businesses.