The shareholders of the ebm-papst Group, market and technology leader for fans and motors, have appointed Stefan Brandl as chairman of the Board of Directors. He will officially take up his post on January 1, 2017. As chief operating officer (COO), Thomas Wagner is to continue until then as spokesman for the Board of Directors of the corporate group.
With this choice, an internal solution has unanimously been decided upon.
The shareholders explain, “In comparison to external candidates, Stefan Brandl came through as a team player with strong leadership skills, a high level of professionalism and a vision for the future”. As a member of the Board of Directors of the group, Mr. Brandl has for the last six months lead the strategic course of the company together with his colleagues.