PILLER executive board to have dual leaderhip

On October 1 2019, Christoph Böhnisch will take over the technical management of Piller Blowers & Compressors GmbH. He joined the company on 1 September 2019. Together with Commercial Managing Director Stephan Merkel, he will form part of the new leadership duo at the helm of the company. The previous Managing Director Nils Englund is due to retire at the end of the year.

On October 1 2019, Christoph Böhnisch will take over the technical management of Piller Blowers & Compressors GmbH. He joined the company on 1 September 2019.  Together with Commercial Managing Director Stephan Merkel, he will form part of the new leadership duo at the helm of the company. The previous Managing Director Nils Englund is due to retire at the end of the year.

 

Starting 1 October 2019, the new technical managing director, Christoph Böhnisch, will be responsible for the following divisions: 

  • Sales 
  • Development
  • Production
  • Purchasing & Production Logistics
  • and Quality Control.

 

Stephan Merkel has been the company’s second managing director since January 2019, previously alongside Nils Englund. With a focus on commercial activities, he is responsible for the following departments:

  • Finances
  • Human Resources
  • IT

 

“We are delighted to welcome Christoph Böhnisch to our company as an experienced manager with extensive technical know-how. Sharing management responsibilities between two people is the correct course of action to ensure the successful further development of PILLER,” states Nils Englund.

Before joining PILLER, Christoph Böhnisch occupied managerial positions in the areas of purchasing, logistics, operations and sales – including six years as managing director at Leistritz Pumpen GmbH in Nuremberg. 

 

About Piller Blowers & Compressors
Piller Blowers & Compressors is a globally active provider of customized high-performance blowers and compressors for the process industry. Its customers represent numerous sectors such as the petrochemical and chemical industries and waste water treatment. PILLER offers an all-round service from development through project planning and design, all the way to production. Comprehensive services such as commissioning, training, inspections, repairs and system optimization complete the portfolio.

The company was founded in 1909 and has around 360 employees worldwide. In 2018, the PILLER Group achieved a turnover of approx. EUR 70 million. The medium-sized global player exports around 85% of its products abroad. Piller Blowers & Compressors has branches in the USA, Singapore and China, in addition to joint ventures in Korea, India and Brazil.
 

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