HEIDELBERG, Oct. 2012, Heidelberg Instruments GmbH Board of Directors announced that Martin Wynaendts, their Chief Financial Officer has been appointed to the role of CEO. At the same time the company has installed a high grade technical board to further advance our technology. Mr. Wynaendts will be taking over from the previous CEO, Mr. Michael Fangerau who has moved to other capacities. This leadership appointment is effective immediately.
Martin not only brings years of relevant industry experience to this role, but a palpable commitment to Heidelberg Instruments. In making the announcement Dr. Roel Wijnaendts, Chairman of the Board, said: “Martin is an exceptional executive who knows how to expand the reach and relevance of our exceptional technology. As CEO, Martin will further advance our lead position in the industry and plans to accelerate the expansion and innovation of our technologies on various platforms.”
Dr. Roel Wijnaendts continued: “On behalf of all our colleagues, I want to thank Michael Fangerau for his 22 years of distinguished service at Heidelberg Instruments. He has done a great job of leading the company over the past eight years, at times a challenging period in our industry.
Mr. Martin Wynaendts: “With Heidelberg Instruments’ distinguished 22-year culture of excellence and leadership, and a history of serving the technology community globally, I look forward to constantly grow our brand and deliver the highest level of technology solution to our customers.”