Press release LPKF: division

Press release
LPKF: Change of management in Plastic Welding
Bettina Schäfer
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Laser & Electronics AG
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Managing Directors
Dr. Ingo Bretthauer (CEO)
Bernd Lange (CTO)
Kai Bentz (CFO)
Dr. Christian Bieniek (COO)
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Garbsen, November 3, 2014 — Frank Brunnecker, the head of the
Plastic Welding Equipment product division, has left the LPKF
Group. His amicable departure took place in mutual agreement.
Brunnecker is looking to re-orientate and dedicate himself to new
As Mr. Brunnecker's successor, Lars Ederleh, 41, will be taking
over a managing role in the product division at the offices in Fürth.
Alongside Markus König, who is currently the manager of the Operations and Technology divisions, Ederleh will be in charge of
business, service, marketing and sales matters.
Ederleh has worked in the LPKF Group for over 13 years. Before
taking on this new post, he was the CEO of LaserMicronics GmbH,
a group subsidiary which provides services in the area of industrial
micromaterial processing. During his duties at LaserMicronics
GmbH, the trained engineer acquired a profound knowledge of
products and applications, as well as in-depth insight into the market of the plastic welding sector.
LPKF is one of the leading global providers of laser welding systems for plastics which are used mainly in automobile technology,
medical technology, and the consumer sector.
About LPKF
LPKF Laser & Electronics AG specializes in the production of laser systems for micro material processing, a field in which it is the world leader in several sectors. Founded in 1976, the
Group has its headquarters in Garbsen near Hannover in Germany and does business
around the world together with its subsidiaries and representatives. LPKF has 780 employees globally. The shares in LPKF Laser & Electronics AG are traded on TecDAX index of the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN 0006450000).
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