Dr. Wolf van Lengerich joins the team
Dr. Wolf van Lengerich has been appointed to the management board of Maschinenfabrik Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG with effect from 1 April 2016, where he will assume responsibility for the commercial business. He will also act as managing director of the newly established KRONE Agriculture SE. The 43-year-old, who olds a doctorate in law, has extensive experience in finance and management accounting in engineering. Before he joined Lödige Industries GmbH, a family-run mechanical and systems engineering company based in eastern Westphalia, Germany where he held the posiition of a CFO he was previously employed by Wincor Nixdorf in Paderborn where he held various executive positions in accounting where he had full authority to act on behalf of the management. “Dr. Wolf van Lengerich has ably demonstrated his expertise in a variety of previous management roles; we are delighted that he is able to join our management team and further expand our skills base”, said Bernard Krone, owner and managing partner of the Krone Group. The Krone management board comprises the following persons in addition to Dr. van Lengerich: CEO Bernard Krone, Martin Eying (Marketing/Sales), Dr. Uwe Hansult (Production/Logistics/Purchasing), Dr. Josef Horstmann (R&D) and Wolfgang Jung (Service/Parts). Dr. Wolf van Lengerich is married and has four sons. “As a native Emslander and with family connections in the agricultural machinery sector, I have always been interested in Krone's development. I am particularly pleased to be able to return to my roots and bring with me my professional expertise. With the new structure and the establishment of Krone Agriculture SE, the Group is to play an even more prominent role on the international arena and I am delighted to be part of this exciting development and the challenges that come with it, especially on the commercial side”, said van Lengerich.