Volker Bartelt Named CEO of Pfaff-Silberblau
May 31, 2007—Effective April 1, Volker Bartelt started as CEO of Pfaff-Silberblau Group, located in Derching/Friedburg, Germany.
Bartelt will be taking over the position of Martin Kutschka.
According to a company press release, Bartelt worked as a technical director for Oerlikon Geartec AG of Zurich, Switzerland before assuming board-level responsibility for production and logistics at Klingelnberg GmbH of Huckesagen, Germany. Later, he moved to Körber AG and joined the board of executives for the HAUNI Maschinenbau AG's manufacturing network. As managing director of both Baltic Metaltechnik GmbH and HAUNI Hungaria Kft, Bartelt lead four manufacturing plants and 1,100 employees in Germany and Hungary.
In addition, Bartelt also holds German and American patents in electrical and mechanical engineering.