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Generational change after more than 40 years at DIETERLE

29. January 2018

Generational change after more than 40 years at DIETERLE

After the change at the top of the JOEST group in 2015, the next change is planned for the beginning of 2018.

Left: Herr Peitz
Right: Dr. Stephany

Left: Herr Peitz

Bernd Peitz has worked for DIETERLE GmbH & Co. KG for more than 40 years. After completing his studies, he started his career at DIETERLE in 1973, initially as a designer and later as sales manager. In 2006 DIETERLE was taken over by the JOEST group and Mr. Peitz was henceforth appointed as managing director of the lifting and tipping technology division.

From 1st January 2018, Dr. Christoph Stephany will take over the position of managing director at DIETERLE. Dr. Stephany has worked for the SMS group since 2005, most recently as head of the company's competence centre for conveying and processing equipment for raw materials, alloying agents and residual materials. His previous roles within the SMS group included procedural commissioning and project management. His education included studies in mining engineering, metallurgy and general management at RWTH Aachen University and UBC Vancouver.

To ensure a seamless transition, Mr. Peitz will initially assist Dr. Stephany in a consultancy role.

We would like to thank Mr. Peitz for his extra successful work and loyal collaboration, and wish him all the very best for the future. At the same time, we would like to welcome Dr. Stephany into the JOEST group team and wish him a successful start in his new role.