Andreas Ostermann von Roth Joins Aventics Executive Management
Master of business and engineering is the new COO of the pneumatics specialist
Andreas Ostermann von Roth joined Aventics' executive board as Chief Operating Officer (COO) on January 1, 2018, succeeding Dr. Thomas Brückner, who retired in mid-2017.
Laatzen (Germany), January 16, 2018 – Aventics has completed its executive board by appointing Andreas Ostermann von Roth. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), the master of business and engineering will join Paul Cleaver, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Marcus Mayer, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), in leading the company. In his new role, Ostermann von Roth will be in charge of the Aventics plants in Laatzen (Germany), Bonneville (France), Eger (Hungary), Lexington (USA), and Changzhou (China), as well as the areas of procurement, logistics, and quality management.
“We are very pleased that Andreas has decided to join Aventics,” states Dr. Cletus von Pichler, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aventics. He continues, “With his profound supply chain management experience he will be a great asset to the company and strengthen its leadership.”
Andreas Ostermann von Roth has many years of experience in the areas of production, procurement, and logistics. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President Operations at KUKA Roboter GmbH, where he was responsible for the entire supply chain. Before this, he held various management positions at Spectrum Brands, Inc., Varta Gerätebatterie GmbH, Behr Thermot-tronik GmbH & Co., and Audi AG.
“I look forward to my new role as COO in a highly innovative, internationally successful company,” says Andreas Ostermann von Roth.
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Aventics is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pneumatic components, systems, and customer-specific applications. The pneumatic engineering company provides products and services for industrial automation, while additionally focusing on the sectors of commercial vehicles, food and beverage, railway technology, life sciences, energy, and marine technology. By integrating electronics, the use of innovative materials and prioritizing trends such as machine safety and the Internet of Things, Aventics is a pioneer in applied and environmentally-friendly solutions.
With around 150 years of expertise in pneumatics, Aventics employs approx. 2,000 associates worldwide. In addition to production sites in Germany (Laatzen), France (Bonneville), Hungary (Eger), USA (Lexington), and China (Changzhou), Aventics is represented in more than 90 countries through direct sales and dealers. The Aventics Group has received multiple certifications, including ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 for quality, ISO 50001 for energy management, and ISO 14001 for environmental management. Further information is available at www.aventics.com.