Mann+Hummel Group reports Nic Zerbst has been named the company’s pesident and chief operations officer (COO) and member of the management board, effective Feb. 1, 2019.
He succeeds Hansjörg Herrmann, who is leaving the management board and the company at his own request on Nov. 30, 2018, to pursue a new professional challenge.
The South African Nic Zerbst was most recently vice president global operations at Eberspächer Exhaust Technology GmbH & Co. KG in Esslingen, Germany. Previously, he worked for Faurecia and Ford, among others. "We are delighted that in Nic Zerbst we have found a managing director who, thanks to his expertise, will further develop the production strategy in our plants worldwide with regard to the respective core competencies," says Thomas Fischer, chairman of the supervisory board of Mann+Hummel.
Herrmann was responsible for worldwide production at the approximately 40 Mann+Hummel plants. Herrmann has been with Mann+Hummel since 2011 and has been a member of the management board since December 2015.
Mann+Hummel is a leading global expert for filtration solutions. The company group, headquartered in Ludwigsburg, Germany, develops solutions for motor cars, industrial applications, clean air in interior spaces and the sustainable use of water. In 2017 the group achieved sales of about 3.9 billion euros worldwide with more than 20,000 employees at more than 80 locations. The products manufactured by the group include air cleaner systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, plastic components, filter media, cabin filters, industrial filters and membrane filters.
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