The Supervisory Board of Mahle GmbH has appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as the new chairman of the company’s Management Board, effective July 1, 2015. Scheider will join the group on April 1, 2015 and initially will assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Management Board.
Scheider has been employed at global automotive supplier Bosch since 1987. During this time he has taken on increasingly greater responsibilities within the Bosch organisation. In 2010, he was appointed a member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH and since 2013 has had overall responsibility for the automotive technology division.
Prof Dr-Ing Heinz K Junker, who has held the role of chairman of the Mahle Management Board since 1996, will transfer to the Supervisory Board of Mahle GmbH and to MABEG, the shareholders’ committee with voting rights, when Scheider takes over as Chairman of the Management Board. Junker will replace the chairman of both committees, Dr Klaus P Bleyer, who has been a member of the Supervisory Board since 1993.
With its three business units Engine Systems and Components, Filtration and Engine Peripherals and Thermal Management, the Mahle Group ranks among the top three automotive systems suppliers worldwide.