Sercos International e.V. Elects New Board of Directors
Sercos International e.V., supplier of the Sercos® automation bus, elected its new board of directors during the member’s meeting at Hannover Fair 2014.
Dr. Thomas BürgerDr. Thomas Bürger of Bosch Rexroth AG is the new chairman, supported by Klaus Weyer of Schneider Electric Automation GmbH and Prof. Alexander Verl of Fraunhofer Institute.
Matheus Bulho from Rockwell Automation was newly elected to the board, replacing the departing Ralf Prechtel (LTi Drives), who was honoroubly discharged together with the previous chairman, Dr. Bernd-Josef Schäfer (Bosch Rexroth AG).
Christoph Melzer (Automata GmbH) and Hans-Juergen Hilscher (Hilscher Gesellschaft für Systemautomation mbH) were both confirmed in their functions as cash auditors.
During the meeting, the members were comprehensively informed of the technological development of Sercos based on current market trends and also took a look at the strategic orientation of the user organization. "Strong growth in the spectrum of manufacturers and providers accelerates the implementation of innovative automation concepts and is, at the same time, proof of the high level of acceptance of Sercos in machine and systems engineering," explained Peter Lutz, Managing Director of Sercos International. "We also see this growth in Asia, specifically in China."
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