Matthias Sieverding has taken over the management of the extrusion segment at KraussMaffei Group, effective from 15 Aug, the Munich-based machinery supplier announced 23 Aug.
The 47-year old engineer has been working with KraussMaffei nearly 20 years, with a short gap in between.
He will replace Peter Roos who is departing the company.
Sieverding holds a mechanical engineering degree and has worked in various capacities for KraussMaffei.
In 2010 he took over the management of the extrusion segment in the US where he developed the business very successfully.
“Matthias Sieverding knows our customers and our company very well… We are convinced that with him leading the extrusion segment he will strongly support our growth strategy, thus helping us gain additional market share,” said Frank Stieler, CEO of KraussMaffei Group.