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New management structure at WALTER & EWAG

At the beginning of the year, the TOOL Technology Group (WALTER & EWAG) within the UNITED GRINDING Group reorganized itself. The reorganization of the management level, which began in 2023 as part of the company's ongoing strategic development, has now been completed.

    Harri Rein, CEO of Walter Maschinenbau GmbH, says: "We are glad that we have been able to recruit long-standing and experienced managers as well as a new person with an outside perspective for the management positions for the diverse tasks facing the mechanical engineering industry worldwide. We are therefore well positioned for the future and ideally equipped to master the upcoming challenges together with our employees and continue to provide our customers with innovative, high-quality, and sustainable products and services as a system and solution provider. According to our claim "Creating Tool Performance", our customers and their success are always at the center of everything we do."

    The Management Board now consists of the following persons:

    • Harri Rein (CEO)
      Mr. Rein is CEO and Chairman of the TOOL Technology Group within the UNITED GRINDING Group. His career started 49 years ago as an apprentice in the company. He then held various positions within the company.
    • Dr. Christoph Müller-Mederer (CFO)
      Dr. Müller-Mederer has many years of international professional experience and has managed companies in the machine tool industry. Most recently, he was CEO of DVS Technology AG.
    • Dr. Claus Alexander Dold (CTO)
      In addition to his new role as CTO, Dr. Dold is also the Site Manager of EWAG in Etziken, Switzerland. He has held various positions in the TOOL Technology Group since 2011.
    • Lars Streit (COO)
      Mr. Streit succeeds Gerhard Riester, who retired on 31.12.2023. After holding various positions within the UNITED GRINDING Group, he has also been Managing Director of the Walter s.r.o. production site in Kurim since 2022.
    • Achim Schurius (CSO)
      Mr. Schurius was previously Head of Global Sales and formerly held various other positions. He has been with the company since 1999.