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November 2017 - As of January 2018, Marco Reichwein will take over as the Managing Director of the Schmitz Cargobull subsidiary, Schmitz Cargobull Telematics GmbH.
After his studies in business administration, Marco Reichwein worked as a sales and marketing director and managing director at various companies in the automotive industry. Over the course of his career, he held the position of Chairman of the Board of Management for Volvo Financial Services. In this role, he was responsible for the Service Centre South (France Spain and Italy) with its headquarters in Brussels. Most recently, in his position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), he was responsible for managing EURO-Leasing GmbH in Sittensen.
“With Marco Reichwein we are happy to have found a true expert for this challenging job”, states Andreas Schmitz, Chairman of the Board, Schmitz Cargobull AG. “Thanks to his profound knowledge of the industry and his management experience in executive positions in the commercial vehicle industry, he is an outstanding choice for the strategic management of our subsidiary, Schmitz Cargobull Telematics.”
Karl-Heinz Neu, the previous Managing Director of Schmitz Cargobull Telematics GmbH, will become the new Managing Director of the 100% subsidiary “KUBIKx” on 01.01.2018. This subsidiary will establish the new “Digital Business” field and work to shape the digital transformation in the logistics and transport industry.
About Schmitz Cargobull
With an annual production of some 58,000 trailers and around 5,800 employees, Schmitz Cargobull AG is Europe's leading manufacturer of semi-trailers, truck bodies and trailers for temperature-controlled freight, general cargo and bulk goods. The company achieved sales of approximately €2 billion in the 2016/2017 business year. As a pioneer in the industry, the German company developed a comprehensive brand strategy early on and consistently established quality standards spanning every level: from research and development, to production and specialist services such as consulting, trailer telematics, financing, spare parts and Full Service.back