Vaillant Group
Vaillant Group

Change in the Vaillant Group Management Board

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Remscheid, 17 March 2014

The Vaillant Group Supervisory Board has appointed Dr-Ing Norbert Schiedeck as a Managing Director of the company. As successor to Dr Carsten Stelzer he will take over with effect from 1 April 2014 the Technology Division of the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning specialist.

Dr Norbert Schiedeck was born in Nottuln, North Rhine-Westphalia, on 13 December 1965. Having studied mechanical engineering and gained his doctorate at the Technical University Clausthal, he worked in various positions in the diesel fuel injection systems division at Robert Bosch GmbH. In 2000 he moved to Volkswagen AG where he was responsible for diverse tasks in engine production. From 2003 to 2007 Dr Schiedeck worked for ThyssenKrupp Bilstein Suspension GmbH, latterly as Technical Managing Director. Subsequently he became a member of the Board of Directors of Vossloh AG, a rail infrastructure and rail technology company, where since 2007 he has been responsible for the central departments Technology, Sales and Human Resources.

Dr Carsten Stelzer, who has been Vaillant Group Managing Director Technology since 1 September 2011, will leave the company by amicable mutual agreement with the Partners Board and the Supervisory Board on 31 March 2014. The Partners Board and the Supervisory Board thank Dr Stelzer for his work for the company.

About the Vaillant Group

The Vaillant Group is an internationally active company based in Remscheid, Germany, which operates in the fields of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. As one of the global market and technology leaders, the Vaillant Group develops and manufactures customised products, systems and services to provide a comfortable living environment. Its product portfolio ranges from efficient heating devices based on conventional energy sources to system solutions for using renewable energy. In the financial year 2020, the company, which has been family-owned since its foundation in 1874, generated sales of more than €2.7 billion with its workforce of about 15,000.


Jens Wichtermann
Jens Wichtermann

Jens Wichtermann

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