OECHSLER AG Appoints Sales Expert to the Board

We welcome Raik Lüder to OECHSLER.
  • Renowned sales expert Raik Lüder joins the executive board effective July 1, 2023.

  • As Chief Products and Markets Officer, he assumes overall sales, marketing, and development responsibility.

  • Board expansion underscores OECHSLER's consistent diversification strategy and global customer and product offensive.

Ansbach, June 30, 2023 --- OECHSLER AG, a leading company in polymer technology with a global presence and headquartered in Ansbach, Middle Franconia, has announced the appointment to a newly created key position at the executive board level: Effective July 1, Raik Lüder (51) will join the board of the Franconian technology company as Chief Products and Markets Officer. Together with Dr. Claudius M. Kozlik as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Karl Ostler as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Christoph Faßhauer as Chief Operating Officer (COO), he forms the now four-member executive board.

As an established sales expert, Raik Lüder brings over 20 years of management and leadership experience in sales, key account management, marketing, and research & development. He also brings extensive expertise in the automotive supplier industry and the polymers sector.

A mechanical engineer with an MBA degree (European School of Business, Reutlingen), Lüder joins from ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik GmbH, a subsidiary of ElringKlinger AG, where he served as managing director for over 10 years, holding global responsibility for sales, marketing, finance, research & development, and 750 employees at locations in Germany, China, and the USA. Previously, he worked at ElringKlinger AG as Head of Global Key Account Management, responsible for Tier-1 customers in the automotive sector. Lüder began his career in sales at Sachsenring Automobiltechnik AG before moving to Wagon Automotive Nagold GmbH, a German subsidiary of British automotive supplier Wagon plc, where he served as a Business Unit Manager, catering to numerous customers in the automotive industry.

Wolf Matthias Mang, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OECHSLER AG, commented on Raik Lüder's appointment to the board: "OECHSLER pursues a consistent diversification and sustainability course. This is accompanied by the expansion of the global customer and product portfolio—a strategically significant task for OECHSLER, which made it only logical to place the ultimate responsibility for sales, marketing, and development at the executive board level. I am pleased that we were able to recruit Raik Lüder for this important role. With his extensive sales experience, excellent network in the global automotive market, and industry expertise in polymer technology, he is the ideal choice for this position. I look forward to working with Raik Lüder, continuing our successful strategy, and furthering the international development of OECHSLER AG."

Raik Lüder

Chief Products and Markets Officer at OECHSLER

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