Frankfurt — It has been confirmed that Eike Böhm will serve for a further three years on the Executive Board of KION GROUP AG. The Supervisory Board decided on Wednesday to reappoint the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as one of the five members of the KION Group's executive team. Böhm's second term of appointment will commence on Aug. 1, 2019.
Eike Böhm, who holds a PhD in Engineering Management, has been a member of the Executive Board of KION GROUP AG since Aug. 1, 2015 and as CTO is responsible for research and development, procurement, quality, and production systems. He had previously served in various international management roles in research and development at Daimler AG, beginning in 1988. Böhm has also been honorary professor in the faculty of automotive engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Esslingen since 2009.
"Over the past few years, Eike Böhm has very successfully built up an effective global CTO organization that is helping to exploit groupwide synergies and the KION Group's R&D expertise in order to provide optimum customer solutions," said John Feldmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KION GROUP AG. "I am delighted that in the years ahead he will continue to play a key role in strengthening the competitiveness of our Group and its business operations."