Wittur Tools
April 3rd, 2013

Dr. Etienne Nitidem joins wittur as Corporate Director R&D

Dr. Etienne Nitidem has joined the Wittur Group on April 3rd, 2013 as Corporate Director R & D.
Dr. Nitidem is 46 years old and was born in Cameroon. After his secondary studies with integrated training in metal cutting technology at Technical School of Douala, he studied mechanical engineering with focus on product development and design at the University of Hannover.

In 1998, he gained his Doctorate in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools. He then joint industry and worked first as a Development Engineer for Hoisting & Lifting Technology, quickly moved to leading positions in Research & Development in international companies such as Mannesmann, Demag Cranes, Lenze, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and was at last CTO of the LISEGA Group.

He was responsible within the Board for Production, Engineering and R & D. Among others, he has a long experience in cross functional and intercultural development of mechatronic products, automated systems, motion control, in the life cycle management of product and production data.
His office is located at Wittur Holding GmbH in Wiedenzhausen and he can be reached at etienne.nitidem@wittur.com.