Hatz and Wilfried Riemann. The new COO

Hatz and Wilfried Riemann. is expanding its management, thereby underscoring the strategic development of its business and production areas.


Wilfried Riemann is joining Hatz from Deutz AG, where he spent seven years as Senior Vice President of Global Operations Segment Compact Engines and Senior Vice President Business Segments Engines.

Since August 1st 2018

Since 1 August 2018, Wilfried Riemann has been Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Hatz, assuming responsibility for all productive areas relating to the production of industrial diesel engines, drive components and special systems. His key responsibilities in the operational area include expanding development partnerships, ensuring competitive advantages for customers using Hatz engines, developing cooperation with leading technology partners, and quality management.



«With the Hatz H-series engine family, we are at the forefront of innovation in the industrial diesel engines segment. Wilfried Riemann’s expertise will be instrumental in securing this position for the future and building on the outstanding market position of our engines and engine components, as well as maintaining the high delivery reliability and quality. In addition, the company is taking the big and important step towards industrial digitisation. The goal is to continue to be an outstanding business partner to our customers in future too. We are very pleased to have Wilfried Riemann on board, a skilled and proven manager, who is successfully implementing this mammoth task together with his teams and is thus guaranteeing our customers long-term added value in their cooperation with Hatz» explains Bernd Krüper, CEO at Hatz.

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