Dr. Ulrich Pfahl appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of FEV Asia GmbH
Aachen, December 2019 – Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Ulrich Pfahl will become Chairman of the Executive Board of FEV Asia GmbH. In this position, he will be responsible for the business activities of the FEV subsidiaries in Asia. Dr. Pfahl succeeds Dr. Ernst Scheid, who has reached retirement age after 35 years with the company but will continue to serve the FEV Group in an advisory capacity.
Dr. Pfahl has held various positions in the FEV Group since 2016, most recently assuming market responsibility for China and Japan. He studied aerospace engineering at the RWTH Aachen University, where he subsequently earned his doctorate in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Pfahl has extensive technical knowledge and experience in building and managing local organizations, including those in Asia, through various positions with automotive manufacturers, suppliers and consulting companies.
"We are delighted to fill the position of chairman for FEV Asia optimally with Dr. Pfahl. At the same time, we would like to thank Dr. Scheid for his long-standing cooperation and tremendous contributions to our company", said Professor Stefan Pischinger, Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Partner of FEV Group GmbH.
The FEV Group is a leading international service provider for turnkey vehicle development. Its range of engineering competencies includes consulting, development and testing of innovative vehicles and their powertrains from concept to series production. The range of services for propulsion systems include modern, highly efficient gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, hybrid and fully electric drive systems and fuel cell systems as well as their integration, calibration and homologation into the vehicle. Further core topics at FEV are alternative fuels, the development of electronic control systems, vehicle connectivity and the automation of vehicles through hardware and software development. The service portfolio is fulfilled by customized test bench and measurement equipment including software solutions that allow essential work stages to be efficiently transferred from the road to the test bench or simulation.
The FEV Group employs more than 6700 highly qualified specialists in customer-oriented development centers at more than 40 locations on 5 continents.