Karch appointed Tii Group CEO
By Alex Dahm03 July 2018
Gerald Karch has been appointed chief executive officer at the Tii Group in Germany.
Transporter Industry International comprises specialized transport equipment brands Scheuerle, Kamag, Nicolas and Tiiger. Karch, who has a doctorate in mechanical engineering, has taken on the role of chairman of the management board. His job will be to continue driving forward the strategic reorientation of the TII Group, according to the company.
Commenting on his new position Karch said, “I look forward to working in a family business with a significant history of innovation and a long-term future strategy.” Most recently Dr Karch was CEO at concrete pump manufacturer Putzmeister and he has around 20 years of experience in industry.
Otto Rettenmaier, founder of the Tii Group, commented, “With the position of CEO, we bundle our operative business units across multiple locations worldwide. In order to be able to continue to operate successfully in a changed market environment with increasing globalisation, digitisation and automation, we are constantly developing our products and organisation.”