Global market leader adds to its management team: Dr. Marc Stricker appointed new Managing Director at LAUDA
The global market leader for constant temperature technology has added to its management team with the appointment of Dr. Marc Stricker (43) as Managing Director at LAUDA DR. R. WOBSER GMBH & CO. KG. The PhD engineer will run the company together with CEO, Dr. Gunther Wobser (44). From January 1, 2015, Dr. Stricker will control the Operations, Research & Development, Information Technology and Quality Management divisions and coordinate international development activities of the four locations.
As Chairman of the Management Team, Dr. Gunther Wobser, who has been with the family-run company for almost 20 years now, will be responsible for the Finances & Personnel, Marketing Communications areas, the three divisions of Constant Temperature Equipment, OEM and Heating and Cooling Systems as well as the 11 foreign subsidiaries. In addition, Dr. Wobser, a graduate of Business Administration, will become CEO of the new company, LAUDA Scientific, which will market measuring instruments from 2015 onwards.
For Dr. Marc Stricker, this new job is exactly the challenge he was looking for. “I have known the company of LAUDA for a number of years now, mainly through my work with a key supplier. I am impressed with its dynamism and ability to innovate. Constant temperature technology has enormous potential for growth and is very close to my previous area of expertise, being thermodynamics. I can immediately put my extensive experience in research, development and production to good use. I’m looking forward to working with a new staff of 420 all over the world, as well as with Dr. Gunther Wobser in particular, whom I have also known and held in high esteem for a number of years now.”
From January 1, 2015, Dr. Gunther Wobser (left) and Dr. Marc Stricker (right) will share the areas of responsibilities of the management.