Dr. Uwe Lauber appointed new CEO at MAN Diesel & Turbo
The new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE comes from within its own ranks. Dr. Uwe Lauber will be assuming the post of Executive Board Chairman at the Augsburg-based global technology player with effect from January 1, 2015. Prior to this, 47-year-old Lauber was Head of the Business Unit Oil & Gas before becoming the Executive Board member responsible for Global Sales and After Sales on October 1, 2014. He joined the company in 2000.
“Dr. Lauber knows the company very well. He is committed to technological innovation and a complete focus on the customer. This makes him the perfect choice,” says Dr. Georg Pachta-Reyhofen, Chairman of the MAN Diesel & Turbo Supervisory Board and CEO of MAN SE, going on to add: “he will also rejuvenate the Executive Board, signaling a new beginning for the company that is a jewel in the crown of German engineering.”
“MAN Diesel & Turbo is a company that always led the way – and it still does to this day in many areas. I look forward to continuing to extend this pioneering role together with my Executive Board colleagues and our 14,000-strong workforce,” says Dr. Lauber, commenting on his appointment. Explaining his priorities, he adds: “Our customers want one thing above all – reliable and efficient products. And that is what we provide. Today, leadership means offering products that lead the way economically and ecologically.”