Schaller Takes Over as Head of the Voith Group
As of April 1, 2018, Stephan Schaller has begun in his role as head of the Corporate Board of Management at Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA and will lead the international technology company.
He succeeds the long-serving head of the Board, Dr. Hubert Lienhard, who, at the age of 67, is retiring as planned. Schaller has supported Voith since 2015 as a member of Voith’s Shareholders’ Committee.
Schaller has many years of international experience in various sectors and industries outside Voith. In the course of his career he has been employed in multiple management and leadership positions at Linde, Schott and Volkswagen. Schaller, who studied mechanical engineering, was previously responsible for the motorcycle division of the BMW Group before he joined Voith.
The long-serving president and CEO Dr. Hubert Lienhard was also appointed to the Shareholders’ Committee with effect from April 1, 2018, and will support the future development of the company with his specialist expertise.