New Management to Head Keller
Keller (Keller HCW GmbH and Morando S.r.l.), a Division of Groupe Legris Industries, supplies automated industrial systems for the heavy clay and related industries, and engineering for turnkey plants producing building materials (bricks and roofing tiles).
In appointing Uwe Hartmann CEO and Stefan Reichert Managing Director, Legris Industries has strengthened its Keller Division’s top management to meet future challenges.
Uwe Hartmann joined Keller in 1999 and has very successfully developed the Division’s MSR business unit, specializing in automation (IAS – Intelligent Automation Solutions) and industrial measurement (ITS – Infrared Thermometer Solutions). His extensive background in international markets, combined with deep familiarity with customer needs, strong technical skills, and recognized leadership will allow him to structure and accelerate Keller’s profitable growth.
Stefan Reichert joined Keller in 2012 as General Counsel and headed the Division’s Legal Affairs Department. Deeply involved in business development, he will combine his understanding of market and customer needs with expertise in organisational development to set up and support efficient management, strengthening the company’s positioning as a reliable partner.
The Keller Division reported 2016 sales of EUR 74 million (65 % outside the Euro-zone) and is a world leader in the heavy clay industry. Groupe Legris Industries supports growth at Keller with targeted investments to expand existing market share and consolidate world-scale expertise through investment in cutting-edge research and development.