Dr-Klaus-Weiss-ZiehlGERMANY: Dr Klaus Weiß has been appointed to the executive board of fans and drives manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg.

Weiß has broad experience as technical production head at major companies including pump manufacturer Wilo and fittings company Ebro.

His appointment is designed to further strengthen the executive board, leading a based on the four central pillars of development, production, sales, and finance.

With the appointment of Dr Klaus Weiß, the board now comprises Peter Fenkl (chairman of the board and chief executive officer), Achim Curd Rägle (chief financial officer), Norbert Schuster (chief technology officer) and Dr Klaus Weiß (chief operations officer).