GERMANY: GEA has appointed Kai Becker as CEO of its Refrigeration Technologies Division.
He replaces Thies Hachfeld who is said to be “taking on a new role within the company”.
Becker joined GEA in August 2004 and most recently headed the homogenisation business unit within the Separation & Flow Technologies Division. He has held GEA positions in Germany, China and the UK.
Stefan Klebert, CEO of the GEA Group, said of Becker: “His international experience and technological expertise will be of great value for the continued success of the Refrigeration Technologies Division. Kai builds on a solid foundation, which we have Thies Hachfeld to thank for.”