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 international, independent service provider for hardware and software in vehicle and powertrain development, as well as the energy industry. 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 behavior 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 also includes 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. For defossilization of the entire energy value chain, FEV offers energy management and infrastructure solutions from a single source, which intelligently link and holistically optimize power and heat generation, mobility, and industry. The FEV Group currently employs 7000 highly qualified specialists in customer-oriented development centers at more than 40 locations on five continents.
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