- Head of ContiTech’s global Industrial Fluid Systems business unit and the Industry Hose segment
- Gerstenberger has worked for Continental Corporation for 21 years
- He previously headed up the European trading companies under the ContiTrade umbrella
Hanover, Germany/Fairlawn, Ohio, 2-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Andreas Gerstenberger (51), who previously headed up the European trading companies under the ContiTrade umbrella, has taken over as the head of ContiTech’s global Industrial Fluid Systems business unit and the Industry Hose segment. Gerstenberger has worked for Continental Corporation for 21 years and for almost half of this time has managed the destiny of various tire organizations in North America. In his new role he will be based in the US city Fairlawn, Ohio, and reports directly to Hans-Jürgen Duensing, who is responsible for the ContiTech Division on the Continental Executive Board.
Industrial Fluid Systems operates globally with around 2,500 associates at 27 locations in 14 countries. The business unit is divided into two product market segments: Industry Hose and Oil & Gas, with development, production and sales centers for the raw materials, food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries among many others.
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 208,000 people in 53 countries.
The ContiTech division is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. It develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries. Together with U.S. company Veyance Technologies Inc., which was acquired at the beginning of 2015, ContiTech generated sales of approximately €5.4 billion (pro forma basis) in 2014 and currently employs approximately 43,000 people in 43 countries worldwide.
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SOURCE: Continental AG