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New managing director at Pfannenberg

Lars Platzhoff is the new Managing Director at Pfannenberg Europe GmbH. He replaces Ottmar Gerlach, who has retired from the electro-technology company. Platzhoff is stepping in to lead Pfannenberg on a continued path of growth and to open up new markets and sectors for the medium-sized company. Ottmar Gerlach is assuming a role on the advisory board.

Lars Platzhoff has served in the past as CEO and board member for renowned medium-sized companies worldwide. On 1 May he joined the Hamburg-based family-owned company. He is taking over the management of Pfannenberg Europe GmbH, subsidiaries in France and Italy, and the seat on the corporate board of the company from his predecessor, Ottmar Gerlach. He can draw on his comprehensive knowledge in a wide range of industrial applications and his experience in project planning and service. 'Mr Platzhoff's industry expertise will help us to further establish Pfannenberg as a solution provider in a variety of industrial areas and open up new business fields,' explained Chairman of the Executive Management of Pfannenberg Group Holding GmbH, Andreas Pfannenberg.

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