Karl-Heinz Hartmann new COO of the Kitchens and Refrigeration Division

Karl-Heinz Hartmann new COO of the Kitchens and Refrigeration Division

AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG

11. May 2011

The Board of Directors of AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG has appointed Karl-Heinz Hartmann (60) as the new COO of the company's Kitchens and Refrigeration Division. In this role he is responsible for the technical, production and logistics areas, and he reports directly to the CEO of AFG. Karl-Heinz Hartmann is starting his job immediately.

After studying mechanical engineering, Karl-Heinz Hartmann gained a doctorate from the
University of Dortmund before taking charge of manufacturing and production at numerous factories belonging to Airbus at first in Germany and later in other countries in Europe, and working for Mercedes-Benz in Argentina. He has headed a wide variety of international projects and is a specialist in improving processes in the areas for which he is now responsible at AFG.

Contacts

AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG
Paul Witschi
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Tel. +41 79 421 12 29
paul.witschi@afg.ch

Felix Bodmer
CFO
Tel. +41 71 447 45 51
felix.bodmer@afg.ch