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Voith taps new rail division CEO

Posted on September 25, 2013

Voith appointed Dr. Frank Gropengiesser as member of the management board of Voith Turbo and CEO of its rail division. Effective November 1, Gropengiesser will succeed Dr. Norbert Klapper, who will leave Voith at his own request.

Gropengiesser has over 20 years of international management experience and extensive knowledge of the global rail supply industry.

“We are very pleased to have Frank Gropengiesser joining our team, and taking on the leadership and future development of our drivetrain technology and coupler systems business,” said Carsten Reinhardt, chairman of the management board of Voith Turbo.

Gropengiesser, who studied mathematics and economics at the University of Cologne and earned his doctorate at the University of Kaiserslautern, began his career in 1991. Following positions at Phoenix AG and Vibracoustic GmbH & Co. KG, he joined Knorr-Bremse in 2003, where he last held the position of CEO of the European Rail Business Unit.

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