At its meeting held today, the Supervisory Board also appointed Dr. Jochen Weyrauch (55) as the new CEO of Dürr AG, effective January 1, 2022. Dr. Weyrauch’s new service contract runs until December 31, 2026. Dr. Weyrauch joined the Dürr AG Board of Management on January 1, 2017, and has been Deputy CEO since January 1, 2020. He is responsible for the divisions of Paint and Final Assembly Systems, Application Technology, and Clean Technology Systems, as well as for the Corporate Development, Corporate Sustainability, and Global Sourcing functions.
Following Mr. Dieter’s departure, the Dürr AG Board of Management will consist of two members until further notice. Alongside Dr. Weyrauch as the new CEO, Dietmar Heinrich (57) will continue to work as CFO.
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The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitalization/Industry 4.0. Its products, systems and services enable highly efficient and resource-saving manufacturing processes in different industries. The Dürr Group supplies sectors like the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical technology and woodworking industries. It generated sales of € 3.32 billion in 2020. The company has 17,000 employees and 121 business locations in 33 countries. Since February 2021, the majority-owned automation specialist Teamtechnik has also been part of the Group. The Dürr Group operates in the market with the brands Dürr, Schenck and HOMAG and with five divisions:
- Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops as well as final assembly, testing and filling technology for the automotive industry, assembly and test systems for medical devices
- Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives
- Clean Technology Systems: air pollution control, noise abatement systems and coating systems for battery electrodes
- Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment and diagnostic technology
- Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry
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