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Robert Hapfelmeier is the new CFO of Motorenfabrik Hatz

Motorenfabrik Hatz started the new year with a change in top management. Robert Hapfelmeier is the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since January 1, 2024. Together with Dr. Simon Thierfelder, the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Robert Hapfelmeier forms the new top management of the Germany technology company.

Dr. Simon Thierfelder and Robert Hapfelmeier at the assembly line of the Hatz H-Series

Robert Hapfelmeier has many years of experience in corporate management. Among other things, the proven financial expert worked for seven years as commercial director at an international, medium-sized automotive supplier. The business administration graduate was also responsible for turnover and staff on a scale similar to Hatz for several years.

At Hatz, Robert Hapfelmeier will contribute his expertise in the departments of Controlling, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, IT and Purchasing and assume responsibility for these areas. "I am taking on this new role because I am enthusiastic about Hatz and the performance of its employees," says Hapfelmeier on joining the Motorenfabrik. "I would like to thank the shareholders, the Advisory Board and Dr. Thierfelder for the trust they have placed in me."

Together with Dr. Simon Thierfelder and the international team at Hatz, he wants to continue along the path of strategic reorientation already embarked upon with the name "Hatz 2030 – 150 years of excellence" and drive the company forward.