Hamburg, 18 October 2016. Electro-technology specialists Pfannenberg appointed Jan Lautenschläger as their new Director of Sales on 1 September 2016. As the new head of the department, he immediately assumes responsibility for the sales staff in Germany and for the Industry Group managers throughout Europe. He is tasked with developing the company's sales activities in thermal management technology, systematic water cooling and signaling technology in the German market and strengthening collaboration with customers and partners. Mr. Lautenschläger reports directly to the Managing Director, Lars Platzhoff.
An industrial engineer and sales specialist, Jan Lautenschläger comes with 15 years of management experience with global technology companies. His expertise is in managing sales of complex technical products and services. Before he came to Pfannenberg, he had worked for five years as the Director of Sales and Marketing for a supplier in the wind energy sector. Throughout his career, he has occupied various positions in sales marketing with well-known global companies in the semi-conductor and automotive supply industry and medical technology.
"Jan Lautenschläger is an outstanding sales expert and will be an asset to our company. With his help, we want to build on our position in the German market as a supplier of high-quality thermal management, systematic water cooling and signaling solutions", said Managing Director Lars Platzhoff. "Industry 4.0 and ongoing digitalisation are opening up great opportunities for us to improve our position even further with new solutions and business models. Jan Lautenschläger's many skills and long experience will be of great value to our company as we continue our successful journey along this path."