Hamburg, 6 April 2022. Effective April 1, 2022, Jan Lautenschläger (47) has taken over the duties of Managing Director of Pfannenberg Europe GmbH from Volker Hahn (51), who will henceforth focus on his role as CSO and Regional Sales Director EMEA. In the role of Managing Director for the European sales organization of the Pfannenberg Group, Jan Lautenschläger is thus responsible for the sales activities in the field of thermal management, liquid cooling, signaling technologies and their service in most European countries and EMEA.
Jan Lautenschläger has already been working for Pfannenberg since September 2016, initially as Sales Manager for Germany, and later also for Central and Eastern Europe. He has successfully expanded business activities with existing and new markets through particularly trusting cooperation with customers and partners. In doing so, he has always succeeded in achieving excellent sales results with his team, especially during the challenging period during the pandemic situation.
"I am looking forward to working with our outstanding team in the region to further establish our guiding principle of ‘PROTECTING PEOPLE, MACHINES AND THE ENVIRONMENT' through trusted advisory, our products and our range of individual added values," says Jan Lautenschläger.
Previously, the industrial engineer and sales expert spent 15 years in various sales and marketing positions at globally active companies in the sector of renewable energy, at semiconductor and automotive suppliers and in the medical technology industry. His focus was on sales management of complex technical products and services.
Volker Hahn says about the handover of the management: "With Jan Lautenschläger, we are appointing a managing director who always keeps the needs of our customers in mind in all his decisions."