The Board of Directors has appointed Mr Eugen Elmiger, 47 years, as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of maxon motor ag in Sachseln with effect from January 1, 2011. The Board made this appointment to ensure that the continuity of the company's management and long-term development would be guaranteed in the best way possible.
Mr Elmiger has known the company for many years, having worked at maxon since 1991. He was a significant driving force in the establishment and expansion of the sales network in Asia at the end of the 1990s. He has been a member of the Executive Board since 2006 in charge of International Sales & Marketing and has been Speaker of the Board since January 2010. He qualified as an electrical engineer and studied further at the University of St. Gallen and Stanford Business School. He has more than 20 years' international sales experience. “He is well regarded within the company and by customers who particularly appreciate his technical skills as well as his sales and marketing experience” said majority shareholder Dr. Karl-Walter Braun.
maxon motor ag's Executive Board is unchanged, comprising Eugen Elmiger, CEO with responsibility for International Sales & Marketing; Dr. Ulrich Claessen, Head of Development; Armin Lederer, Head of Operations; Dr.
Karl-Walter Braun, Controlling.