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Andreas Huck new Chief Financial Officer of the Friedhelm Loh Group

Johannesburg, 28 Nov 2017
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Andreas Huck has been Managing Director within the Group since 1st September 2017. Source: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG.
Andreas Huck has been Managing Director within the Group since 1st September 2017. Source: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG.

Haiger - The operational divisions of the Friedhelm Loh Group have a new head of finance and administration: Andreas Huck has been Managing Director within the group since 1st September 2017. He takes over the management of the Finance and Administration division at Rittal, the largest company in the Friedhelm Loh Group and is also responsible for Loh Services where corporate functions such as managerial accounting, financial accounting, human resources and energy, security and buildings are bundled. His predecessor Hermann Tetzner retired after five years in the family-run business.

Huck is 48 years old and holds a degree in business administration. He comes from Continental, the automotive supplier. From 1997 to 2017, he held a variety of management positions in the Finance and Controlling Division of Continental, most recently as Group Financial Director of the ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group Business Unit. His previous areas of activity included various management accounting positions within Continental's Tyre Division, as well as the management of Continental Automotive Products in Romania.

After completing his training as a banker, Huck studied business administration at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen and at the University of California in Berkeley. He comes from Hanover in Germany and is married with one daughter.

Friedhelm Loh Group

A global player, the Friedhelm Loh Group (F.L.G.) invents, develops, and makes made-to-measure products and integrated solutions for manufacturers, distributors, and other businesses. Member companies of the group lead their respective industries in innovation and quality. They include the world's leading provider of modular platforms for enclosures, power distribution, climate control and IT infrastructure (Rittal); Europe's number one supplier of software solutions for plant and general engineering and manufacturing (Eplan, Cideon); and a specialist in integrated manufacturing with state-of-the-art materials - steel, aluminium, and plastics (Stahlo, LKH).

The family-owned company maintains a worldwide presence, with 18 production sites and 80 subsidiaries. Managed by founder Friedhelm Loh himself, the group employs 11 300 people and generated revenues of approximately EUR2.2 billion in 2016. In 2017, it was named one of Germany's leading employers by the Top Employers Institute, for the ninth year running. Within the scope of a Germany-wide survey, Focus Money magazine identified the Friedhelm Loh Group as one of the nation's best providers of vocational training for the second time in 2017.

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