Dr. Michael Wilhelm to Become New CSO of FEV Group
Aachen, July 2018 – Effective August 1, 2018, Dr. Michael Wilhelm will become a new member of the FEV Group GmbH’s Management Board and will take over the responsibility for global sales as Chief Sales Officer (CSO).
Dr. Wilhelm studied Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen, where he then received his doctorate in Applied Thermodynamics. He has worked at FEV since 1990 in a variety of functions and was most recently Managing Director of FEV Asia GmbH, where he was responsible for sales in the Asia region.
“The newly created position of CSO will allow us to further strengthen our international sales and become more globally oriented. Most of all, our customers will benefit from it, and it represents an important step toward further growth for our group,” said Professor Stefan Pischinger, president & CEO of the FEV Group. Pischinger added “We are glad to have filled this position with such an optimal candidate as Dr. Wilhelm.”
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.