New generation of test stands
Interview with Roland Spieß, President & CEO of Dürr Assembly Systems
On May 1, 2018, Roland Spieß took over as CEO of Dürr Assembly Products, a subsidiary of the Dürr Group.
His previous career path: Following his mechanical engineering studies at TU Berlin, he initially worked as a trainee at Schindler Aufzügefabrik in Berlin. In 1997 he joined the family company, where he was responsible for the sales of machine tools and special machines for handling technology and assembly automation. In 2000 he took over as managing director.
Roland Spieß worked at KUKA from 2004 to April 2018, initially as a key account manager for customers from the automotive industry. During his time with the robot manufacturer, he spent three-and-a-half years in Detroit, USA, where he built the key account management in North and South America for customers from the automotive supply industry, before taking on the global lead for this. In 2010, Roland Spieß became Vice President of the Metal & Arc Welding division at KUKA Roboter GmbH in Augsburg, Germany, where he was responsible for sales and product management.
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