27. April 2017

Realignment of board of management at FEV Europe GmbH focuses on continuity

Dr. Norbert Alt named Chairman of the Executive Board of FEV Europe GmbH which is additionally strengthened by Jürgen Koopsingraven

Effective May 1, 2017, executive vice president Dr. Norbert Alt becomes chairman of the executive board of FEV Europe GmbH (Source: FEV Group).

Since April 1, Jürgen Koopsingraven is strengthening FEV Europe GmbH as executive vice president (Source: FEV Group).

International engineering service provider FEV strengthens its customer orientation in Europe and appoints a Tier1-experienced manager for further development and optimized efficiency:

Effective May 1, 2017, executive vice president Dr. Norbert Alt becomes chairman of the executive board of FEV Europe GmbH. In this function he follows Dr. Jens Ludmann who accepted a new position as COO at McLaren Automotive, a customer of FEV. Dr. Alt has worked in various positions at FEV since 1989. As vice president business region Europe & South America, he has been responsible for sales in those regions and was appointed executive vice president in 2016.

In addition, effective April 1, Jürgen Koopsingraven was appointed as executive vice president of FEV Europe GmbH. Jürgen Koopsingraven offers a track record of international professional experience in the automotive supplier industry. Following positions in the Czech Republic and as a Senior Department Manager for Accounting, among others, he most recently became the Head of Corporate Strategy at KSPG Automotive (now Rheinmetall Automotive) with responsibility for business development and the strategy of the automotive supplier.

About FEV
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.