Remscheid, 3 May 2018
The Partners’ Board of Vaillant GmbH has appointed Dr.-Ing. Norbert Schiedeck Chairman of the company’s Management Board with effect from 1 May 2018. He succeeds Dr Carsten Voigtländer, who left the company at the end of March 2018 and whose portfolio Dr.-Ing. Schiedeck had already been taken over on an interim basis since April 2018. As Chairman of the Management Board he is responsible for the corporate strategy, the expansion of the heat pump business, IT and various central departments. Until the position will be filled, Dr.-Ing. Schiedeck also remains in charge of his previous tasks as Managing Director Technology. In this function he has been responsible since 2014 for among other things the departments Development, Production, Purchasing and Quality.
The responsibility in the Management Board for the Sales, Marketing and Service division remains with Dr Andree Groos. Dr Stefan Borchers is responsible as Managing Director since the beginning of 2018 for the division Finance and Services.
About the Vaillant Group
The Vaillant Group is an internationally operating company based in Remscheid, Germany, that is active in the sectors of heating, ventilation and air conditioning technology. As one of the worldwide market and technology leaders, the Vaillant Group develops and produces tailor-made products and systems and provides services for domestic comfort. The product portfolio ranges from efficient heating appliances based on customary fuels to system solutions for the use of renewable energies. In financial year 2017 the company, which has been family-owned since its foundation in 1874, achieved with more than 13,000 employees sales of about €2.36 billion.