12. November 2020

Organizational changes at FEV: newly created COO position to enhance global focus

Dr. Norbert W. Alt, Executive Vice President of FEV Group GmbH and Chief Operating Officer (COO), worldwide responsible for the technological business units and sales. Source: FEV Group

Aachen, November 2020 – Effective November 1, 2020, Dr. Norbert W. Alt, assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at FEV Group, managing the worldwide activities of the company’s Global Vice Presidents in the various technological business units. International sales activities in cooperation with the local sales units will also be part of his role.

Dr. Johannes Scharf is succeeding Dr. Alt as Chairman of the Management Board of FEV Europe GmbH and will be a member of the Global Executive Management Team. Dr. Scharf previously served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for FEV Europe GmbH. The Asian business will be further strengthened by the appointment of Dr. Michael Wilhelm as the new managing director and CSO of FEV Asia GmbH. 

As of November 1, 2020, Dr. Christoph Menne has joined the company as a new member of the management team at FEV Europe GmbH. He has worked for FEV in the past already and has many years of technical knowledge and experience in technological areas such as electrification. 

“As a leading development service provider, we are currently facing multiple challenges. Through the adjustments made, we optimize our global capabilities and position ourselves even stronger with regard to the ongoing and future changes in the automotive industry”, said Professor Stefan Pischinger, CEO, FEV Group.