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.”
FEV is a leading independent international service provider of vehicle and powertrain development for hardware and software. The range of competencies includes the development and testing of innovative solutions up to series production and all related consulting services.The range of services for vehicle development includes the design of body and chassis, including the fine tuning of overall vehicle attributes such as driving behaviour and NVH. FEV also develops innovative lighting systems and solutions for autonomous driving and connectivity. The electrification activities of powertrains cover powerful battery systems, e-machines and inverters. Additionally FEV develops highly efficient gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, EDUs as well as fuel cell systems and facilitates their integration into vehicles suitable for homologation. Alternative fuels are a further area of development.
The service portfolio is completed by tailor-made test benches and measurement technology, as well as software solutions that allow efficient transfer of the essential development steps of the above-mentioned developments, from the road to the test bench or simulation.
The FEV Group is growing continuously and currently employs 6700 highly qualified specialists in customer-oriented development centers at more than 40 locations on five continents.