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, with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized vehicle development services provider. FEV’s expertise ranges from consulting to the development and testing of innovative vehicle concepts through readiness for serial production. In addition to traditional engine and transmission development, vehicle integration, calibration, and the homologation of state-of-the-art gasoline and diesel engines, increasing importance is being placed on the development of hybrid and electric powertrains as well as alternative fuels. FEV experts focus on the advancement of electronic control systems, as well as connected vehicles and automation.
The “FEV Software and Testing Solutions” product portfolio complements these services with cutting-edge test fields, measuring equipment and software solutions that help make the development process more efficient and transfer significant process steps from the road to the test rig – or even to computer simulation.
FEV offers these services to its transport industry customers around the world. The FEV Group employs over 5700 highly-qualified specialists in high-tech development centers near its customers at 40 locations on four continents.