26/07/2021

26 July 2021
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AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group appoints new Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing

The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group has appointed Dr Timo Schwickart (44) as its new Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing. He will focus on the organizational development and structuring of global sales as well as marketing and product management.

Dr Schwickart is supporting the company’s strategic course by optimizing customer- and performance-focused structures and processes. His goal is to secure and expand the market position and to identify new business opportunities with foresight and vision. This includes expanding the customer portfolio and driving forward
the further development of the product range.

The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group is pleased to have been able to attract a highly experienced manager with Dr Timo Schwickart. After successfully completing a dual degree in engineering and industrial engineering as well as a subsequent doctorate, he gained extensive experience in management positions at McKinsey & Company and Hilti Deutschland AG. His activities in the consulting and industrial environment as well as international roles have given
Dr Schwickart a broad range of knowledge, which he will put to profitable use at the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group in the future.

Dr Timo Schwickart succeeds Mirko Trefzer, who left the company voluntarily at the end of May. The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group executive board thanks Trefzer for his commitment as well as his trustworthy and successful teamwork and wishes him all the best for his future and continued success.

The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group is a global supplier of high-quality chassis and suspension components for trailers, leisure vehicles and commercial vehicles. The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group includes the 14 international brands AL-KO, Aguti, Bankside Patterson, Bradley, CBE, cmtrailer parts, E&P Hydraulics, G&S Chassis, Hume, Nordelettronica, Preston Chassis, SAFIM, SAWIKO und Winterhoff. Founded in 1931, the Group today generates sales of around 700 million US dollars with around 3,000 employees and more than 30 sites worldwide.

AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of DexKo Global, a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners.