Phillip Zimmermann has been named as the new Head of the composites/surfaces business unit for reaction process machinery at KraussMaffei since 1 Jan 2018.
The German machinery manufacturer announced 10 Jan that Zimmerman will succeeds Erich Fries, who has left the company to become managing director at Hengrui Germany GmbH.
Zimmermann has been working at KM’s reaction process machinery division since June 2012, and took on the role of product and sales manager for fibre composite technology in 2014.
In addition, he has acted as Assistant Manager for the Business Unit since 2016.
Zimmermann studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University Ingolstadt and worked previously as a quality engineer at P+Z Engineering.