New member of management: FEV reinforces its European business
Dr. Jens Ludmann takes over responsibility for the European business at FEV GmbH
On July 1, 2015, Dr. Jens Ludmann was appointed as Executive Vice President at renowned development service provider FEV GmbH with responsibility for FEV’s European operations. Dr. Ludmann formerly worked as Chief Technology Officer for Chinese automotive manufacturer Qoros Auto Co. Ltd.
"While targeting worldwide growth of our business, Europe is still the largest market for FEV," explains Professor Stefan Pischinger, President and CEO of the FEV Group. "As head of European operations, Dr. Ludmann will have a key role to play. We are delighted to gain such an experienced and accomplished colleague."
Prior to his activities at Qoros Auto, and as CEO of Bavaria Yachts, Dr. Ludmann held senior positions at Ford Motor Company for more than 10 years where, among other tasks, he was a Chief Engineer with responsibility for passenger car development in the mid-size and large vehicle segment.
Ludmann replaces Dr. Markus Schwaderlapp, who has taken on new challenges at Deutz AG since early 2015.
The FEV Group with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized development services provider for drive and vehicle technologies. The company offers its global transport industry customers a complete range of engineering services, providing support in the design, analysis and prototyping for powertrain and transmission development, as well as vehicle integration, calibration and homologation for advanced internal combustion gasoline-, diesel-, and alternative-fuelled powertrains. FEV's competencies also include design, development and prototyping of innovative vehicle concepts, powertrain electronic control systems and hybrid-electric engine concepts that address future emission and fuel economy standards. The Test Systems division is a global supplier of advanced test cell, instrumentation and test equipment. The FEV Group employs a staff of over 4,000 highly skilled specialists at advanced technical centres on three continents.