Responsible business conduct also includes arranging for management succession. Effective July 1, Thomas Graeter was appointed general manager of OCTANORM-Vertriebs-GmbH.
Graeter will be responsible for the Product Development, Marketing and Sales departments. He is succeeding Hans Bruder, who retired from management after 37 years but will continue to be an active partner in an advisory capacity.
Prior to taking on his new position, Graeter was general manager of the Expomobil-Messezubehör-Vertriebs-GmbH for more than seven years and has an extensive experience in the field of sales and marketing.
“With his knowledge of the requirements and specific features of the different sales divisions, Mr. Graeter will successfully shape the company’s future,” said Hans Bruder, associate partner, OCTANORM-Vertriebs-GmbH.
“We are very much delighted that we could win Mr. Graeter for this position. Thanks to the many years of our cooperation, he already knows the company inside-out. As a graduated engineer and marketing expert, he has ideal conditions to develop competitive products and ensure their successful marketing,” added Thomas Rehkugler, general manager of Finances, Human Resources and Purchase, OCTANORM-Vertriebs-GmbH.
In his function as general manager of the newly founded OSPI GmbH, Hans Bruder will be concentrating on the management, support and development of the worldwide OSPI Network in future.