From April 1, 2015, Markus Glaser-Gallion will take on the role of CEO of Voith Industrial Services Holding GmbH & Co. KG.
Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, 4-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — He succeeds Martin Hennerici, who has elected to leave the company with the agreement of the Corporate Board of Management on March 31. In his new position, Markus Glaser-Gallion will report to Voith President & CEO Dr. Hubert Lienhard.
“I am looking forward to my new role and the interesting challenges it will bring. We are going to continue to guide Voith Industrial Services on its path to growth and consolidate and extend our market position as one of the leading providers of industrial services,” explains Markus Glaser-Gallion. Voith Industrial Services is one of the global market leaders for services to the automotive sector and turnarounds. With a workforce of around 18,500 at more than 170 locations in Germany and around the world, Voith Industrial Services is one of the leading industrial specialists for manufacturers and sub-suppliers worldwide.
After obtaining his degree in business management at the Wilhelms University Münster, he started work as an international project manager with Gemini Consulting in 1990. In 1994 he joined Raab Karcher AG in Essen, where he held various senior positions before becoming Chair of the Management Board of Raab Karcher Sicherheit und Service GmbH in 1994. In 2000 he moved to the Board of Sportfit Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Rheinberg and then in 2002 assumed the chairmanship of the Restructuring Advisory Council of Wellemöbel GmbH, Paderborn.
The 51-year-old family man joined Voith in 2003 as a Member of the Board of DIW AG and Member of the Management Board of Voith Industrial Services Holding GmbH & Co.KG. He was initially responsible for the business divisions Process Service and Engineering Services. Since 2011 he has been in charge of the Automotive Business Division at Voith Industrial Services.
About Voith Industrial Services:
Voith Industrial Services, a Group Division of Voith GmbH, is one of the leading providers of technical services for key industries such as the automotive, energy, chemical and petrochemical industries as well as engineering services. In 2013/2014 the company posted sales of € 1.18 billion and worked in more than 170 locations worldwide.
Voith sets standards in the energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive markets. Founded in 1867, Voith today has more than 39,000 employees and earns 5.3 billion euros in sales. It has locations in over 50 countries in all regions of the world and is one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.
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