Lippstadt, April 3, 2017. Dr. Werner Benade (53) took over his duties as the new Managing Director of the business division Aftermarket and Special Applications at HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co. on April 1, 2017. With a doctorate in mechanical engineering, he has over 20 years experience in the product management and sales of technically complex products. His previous role was Director of the Accessories business unit of Scintilla AG, part of the Bosch Group. Prior to this, Dr. Benade held many international management functions within the technology company from 2005 onwards.
"In Dr. Benade, we have been able to acquire an internationally experienced top manager as a member of the HELLA Management Board", says Dr. Jürgen Behrend, Managing General Partner of HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co. "With his extensive experience and many years of sales expertise, Dr. Benade brings with him excellent prerequisites for driving the segments Aftermarket and Special Applications forward."
"I am very much looking forward to my new role in a company that can look back on a 118-year success story as a technological leader and that is today one of the leading providers worldwide", says Dr. Werner Benade. "The objective is to utilize and further develop the enormous potential of the business division Aftermarket and Special Applications together with my colleagues."