On 15 August Dr Robert Stösser joined Phytron as Managing Director, and will replace Birgit Hartmann, who will leave the company at the end of October 2018.
With this step, Dr Robert Stösser assumes overall responsibility for the company, focusing on sales strategy. Phytron is based in Gröbenzell near Munich and manufactures stepper motors.
The 52 year-old Dr Stösser was born in Munich and has extensive leadership experience in the automotive industry, having previously held various executive positions at Hengst SE and W.E.T. Automotive Systems in Germany and abroad. Most recently, as CEO he directed the global business of Hengst SE in Münster.
Dr Stösser thanks Ms Hartmann for her high level of personal commitment and successful work for the past 28 years. Under the leadership of Birgit Hartmann, whose father founded the company in 1947, Phytron has become an international leader in the production of high-precision stepper motors and power stages.