CLOOS expands management

HAIGER, November 2021 – CLOOS gets ready for the future and strengthens its management. On 1 November 2021, Alexander Veidt joined the welding and robotics specialist as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Alexander Veidt is responsible for the areas of finance and controlling, IT, organisation and human resources.  In the future, he will lead the globally active company with headquarters in Haiger together with Stephan Pittner, who joined the management board as Chief Technological Officer (CTO) in May.  Stephan Pittner continues to be responsible for the development areas as well as the Automation business unit. Sieghard Thomas, who has led the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since 2016, will retire from the operational business of Carl Cloos Schweißtechnik GmbH at the end of 2021. In his 47 years with the company, he has worked for CLOOS in various positions and divisions.

"With Alexander Veidt, we were able to win a professionally skilled and internationally experienced finance and controlling expert for CLOOS," CEO Sieghard Thomas is pleased to say. "He has comprehensive know-how and many years of management experience in the industrial sector, which he can perfectly bring to CLOOS."

After his vocational training as an industrial clerk, Alexander Veidt successfully completed his studies in business administration with a focus on corporate accounting and SME management in 2005. This was followed by various positions in controlling at Buhl Data, Bombardier Transportation and the Joachim Loh Group where he joined the management as CFO in January 2015. At the end of 2019, Alexander Veidt moved to Sensitec GmbH where he was responsible for the commercial area and production as Managing Director. In this role, he accompanied the company's sales process to an international sensor manufacturer based in Ningbo in China, which was successfully completed at the end of September. "I am now very much looking forward to new tasks and challenges at CLOOS as a technological pioneer in manual and automated welding technology," says Alexander Veidt. "I would like to drive forward the internationalisation of the company so that our worldwide locations move even closer together. This will secure our competitiveness and sustainably strengthen our headquarters in Haiger."

CTO Stephan Pittner is also looking forward to the collaboration: "Alexander Veidt and I will optimally complement and support one other in our tasks. Together with our employees around the world, we will further expand our technology and market leadership.”

Press Contact:

Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik GmbH
Carl-Cloos-Strasse 1, 35708 Haiger
Stefanie Nüchtern-Baumhoff
Tel. +49 (0)2773 85-478
E-Mail: stefanie.nuechtern@cloos.de

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