Wilfried Eberhardt New Chairman of VDMA Robotics + Automation

Wilfried Eberhardt succeeds Dr. Norbert Stein, Managing Director of VITRONIC GmbH, whose three-year term of office ended. At the Members’ Assembly of VDMA Robotics + Automation held in Wiesbaden last Saturday, Dr. Norbert Stein was honored for his contributions and dedicated service to the industry for more than two decades.

Wilfried Eberhard, KUKA AG
  “Our industry is on course to record growth. Robotics and automation are important topics for the future: We supply the technologies to make industrial production worldwide fit for tomorrow's requirements”, Eberhardt stated in his inauguration address.

Frank Konrad, Chief Marketing Officer of HAHN Automation GmbH in Rheinböllen, Germany, has been elected Deputy Chairman of VDMA Robotics + Automation.

The new Board consists of:

Wilfried Eberhardt (Chairman) Chief Marketing Officer and Member of the Advisory Board, KUKA AG, Augsburg, Germany Dr. Heiko Frohn Chief Technology Officer, VITRONIC GmbH, Wiesbaden, Germany Dr. Horst Heinol-Heikkinen Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Asentics GmbH & Co. KG, Siegen, Germany Dr. Jürgen Hohnhaus General Manager Products, Güdel AG, Langenthal, Switzerland Dr. Klaus Kluger General Manager Central East Europe, Omron Electronics GmbH, Langenfeld, Germany Frank Konrad (Deputy Chairman) Managing Director, HAHN Automation GmbH, Rheinböllen, Germany Dr. Dietmar Ley Chief Executive Officer, Basler AG, Ahrensburg, Germany Dr. Olaf Munkelt Managing Director, MVTec Software GmbH, Munich, Germany Cornelia Püschel Managing Partner, PÜSCHEL Automation GmbH & Co. KG, Lüdenscheid, Germany Stefan Roßkopf President and CEO, teamtechnik Maschinen- und Anlagen GmbH, Freiberg, Germany Helmut Schmid General Manager, Universal Robots (Germany) GmbH, Munich, Germany Gottfried Schumacher Director Product Management Assembly, Bosch Rexroth AG, Stuttgart, Germany Henrik Schunk Managing Partner and CEO, Schunk GmbH & Co. KG, Lauffen am Neckar Volker Spanier Head of Factory Automation Division, EPSON Deutschland GmbH, Meerbusch, Germany

Any questions? Patrick Schwarzkopf is pleased to answer them:

Phone: +49 69 66 03 -15 90 mail: patrick.schwarzkopf@vdma.org