Tognum Leadership Changeover

Press Release
Monday, April 22, 2013
Dr. Ulrich Dohle & Joachim Coers: Photo credit Tognum

The Chairman of the Executive Board & CEO of Tognum AG, Joachim Coers, to hand over to Dr. Ulrich Dohle from July 1st, 2013.

The Supervisory Board of Tognum AG regretted the decision taken by Coers, which they have accepted, and thanked him for his exceptional dedication and commitment in the past nine years. In its meeting on April 19th, the Supervisory Board elected Dr. Dohle unanimous as new Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Tognum AG and at the same time extended his contract to 31 December 2015.


Joachim Coers joined what was then MTU Friedrichshafen in 2004. He was involved in the company’s carve-out from the Daimler Group and, as managing director with responsibility for finance, prepared Tognum’s IPO. He has been the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board during the almost six years in which the company has been listed on the German stock exchange and Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO for the last year and a half. Since Tognum‘s takeover by Rolls-Royce and Daimler, he has been preparing the company for operational collaboration with the two owners.

Dr. Dohle joined the Tognum Executive Board with responsibility for Technology & Operations (CTO) in 2009, after spending many years at Robert Bosch GmbH in a variety of managerial, executive and international positions. Since 2011, he has been the Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board. In his new position as Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, in addition to the typical duties and responsibilities of the CEO, such as Strategy and Corporate Communications, Dr. Dohle will also be responsible for Research & Development and Quality Management, which are part of his current area of responsibility.

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