Wiedenzhausen, April 9th, 2018

Aline Estevant-Rigaut joins Wittur Group as new CHRO



The Wittur Group announced today the appointment of Aline Estevant-Rigaut as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), joining the company on April 9th, 2018.
 
Aline brings over 25 years of international HR experience to Wittur Executive Management Team. She has led human resources teams for major global companies across a variety of business sectors, including chemical, packaging and automotive.
 
Most recently, Aline has served as Global Vice President Human Resources for Borg Warner Turbo Systems in the automotive sector, and similarly for Owens Illinois, an international packaging company. In each organization, she helped drive company-wide transformation programs, setting up a talent and leadership development culture.
 
Born in France, Aline has Masters in HR Management and Business Administration, as well as professional HR qualifications from the London Business School.

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World Elevator & Escalator Expo 2018, May 8th - May 11th,National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), Shanghai, China

Wittur at WEE Expo 2018



Wittur Group will be one of the main exhibitors at the forthcoming WEE Expo 2018, with its booth covering an area of 548 square meters in H7.2-7C03. WEE Expo is scheduled for May 8th to 11th at the National Convention and Exhibition Center in Shanghai.

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March 26th, 2018

In memoriam: Ercüment Hızal



It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we announce the passing away of  Mr. Ercüment Hızal, the founder and former Managing Director of Wittur Turkey, on 26 March 2018.
 
In addition to his family, those of us who had the opportunity to work with him will also feel a tremendous loss. He was an extraordinarily smart and accomplished entrepreneur.
 
His exceptional work ethic,  long-term commitment to the lift industry, unwavering desire to always do the right thing and his belief that his colleagues were integral to both his personal and the company’s success made him truly one of a kind.
 
Ercüment Hızal will be deeply missed and we extend our sincere condolences to his family.

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Wiedenzhausen, March 9th, 2018

Hans Koenigshofer appointed COO of Wittur Group



Wittur Group announced today that effective March 1, Johann (Hans) Koenigshofer was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Member of the Executive Management Team of Wittur Group.
 
Before joining Wittur in March 2018, Hans worked for Palfinger AG in various positions in Austria and China. He started out in July 2007 as CIO responsible for IT, Process Management and Lean Production. From 2010, he was the responsible General Manager for the EMEA business with direct responsibility for all product development, quality, sourcing and operations. In 2015 he took over the responsibility for Asia and relocated to China. In 2017, he was appointed EVP Operations for all Land business of Palfinger.

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The international Elevator and Escalators exhibition, February 27th - March 1st, Bombay Convention Centre, Mumbai, India.

Wittur at IEE Expo 2018



From February 27 to March 1, the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, in Mumbai will be the  center  stage of the vertical transportation industry. Leading companies,  decision makers  and experts will gather together at the 2018 IEE EXPO, the  one stop  destination to source new equipment's, explore tie-ups, engage with the right audience and find suitable solution providers and partners for future projects.

Wittur India will be among the key exhibitors of the event with our dedicated staff ready to welcome customers, visitors, friends and potential new partners at stand C10, right in front of the pavilion's main entrance. 

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Wittur heavy-duty doors installed in the main IMEM LIFTS’ passenger+freight elevator of the innovative Spanish visual arts complex.

Taurus Doors for the Centro Botín Museum in Santander: Form Meets Function!



Wittur Taurus heavy-duty doors installed in the main IMEM LIFTS’ passenger+freight elevator of the innovative Spanish visual arts complex “Centro Botín”, in Santander (Spain).
IMEM LIFTS installed a 5-meter-high, 3.8-meter-wide, machine-room-less (MRL) elevator with a 6500-kg/86-passenger capacity serving four floors with a travel distance of 20.3 m at a speed of 1 mps .

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Wiedenzhausen, February 6th, 2018

Antoine Doutriaux appointed CEO of Wittur Group



The Wittur Group announced today that the Supervisory Board has successfully concluded its search for a new CEO of the company. As of March 1st, Antoine Doutriaux, who previously held leading positions at Valeo and Zodiac Aerospace, will succeed Gerrit Marx who stepped in as interim CEO in June 2017.

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Cairo City, Feb 1-3, 2018

Wittur at Liftech Expo



Wittur was among the key exhibitors at the fifth edition of Liftech Expo that took place on February 1 (closing date February 3) at the Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Center (CICEC), Egypt.
 
The event gathered together international industry’s representatives, worldwide suppliers and regional manufacturers showcasing products and services, technologies and innovations, trends and tendencies of the vertical transportation industry of the future.

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2018, a year full of events!



The year has started just a few days ago but the first lift industry events are around the corner!

At the beginning of February (1-3), Wittur will be among the key participants of Liftech Expo. The main Elevators & Escalators event in Egypt & North Africa, which will be held at the International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Cairo (Egypt). Professional trade visitors will have an excellent opportunity to explore the new technologies, solutions, innovations and ideas in our sector as well as discover the trends that will help to develop the local market.
 

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Wittur training days. South Africa, here we come!



At the end of 2017, Wittur Sales representatives toured the major cities in South Africa, Cape Town and Johannesburg, for extensive training sessions on our Modernization products and services offer. Actually, South Africa and  neighboring  countries are becoming more and more driven by the modernization business development thanks to a high market maturity level and a steady economic growth.

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