Weissenhorn, 25 March 2015. Leonhard Braig (46) has been named Head of Products & Technology at PERI GmbH effective as of mid-April 2015. He will be responsible for the areas of product management, product technology, development, procurement, production and logistics.
After completing his engineering degree, Leonhard Braig began his professional career at a major automotive supply company and most recently was a member of the Management Board at Roto Frank responsible for technology.
With the appointment of Leonhard Braig, the previous Managing Director for Production & Supply Chain, Dr. Ekkehard Gericke, is retiring and will leave the company. The owner family and the Advisory Board of the PERI Group would like to thank Dr. Ekkehard Gericke for his outstanding efforts on behalf of the company.
The PERI Group could also continue its positive business development in 2014. With a turnover of 1.14 billion euros, an increase of 4 % compared to 2013 was achieved. Worldwide, PERI has a workforce of around 6,800 employees of which close to 1,600 work at company headquarters in Weissenhorn where most of the products to meet global demand are produced.