Aurich, 24 Otober 2022

ENERCON appoints new COO  

Udo Bauer will take over the leadership of ENERCON’s operational functions from 1 November 

Following the dismissal of Jost Backhaus on 31 October, Udo Bauer will be appointed the new ENERCON COO effective as of 1 November 2022. 

Udo Bauer spent more than 25 years at the Schaeffler Group in various positions, including President/CEO of the Asia-Pacific region and member of the expanded Management team. Most recently, Udo Bauer was a member of the Hoerbiger Management team and was responsible for a large business unit. 

‘With Mr Bauer, we are able to attract an experienced manager‘, says CEO Dr Jürgen Zeschky. ’Purchasing, production, supply chains, quality and HSE are crucial functions for ENERCON's competitiveness. Mr Bauer will continue to pursue the ambitious objectives of efficiency, delivery reliability and cost reduction in the COO unit and will optimally align and strengthen the operational units for the tasks ahead. I thank you in advance for your support and wish Mr Bauer every success.’ 

Backhaus has worked at ENERCON for more than 26 years, holding various positions. ‘We thank Mr Backhaus for his commitment to supporting and helping to shape the company over the decades’, says ENERCON CEO Dr Jürgen Zeschky.

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