Dr. Tobias Keitel will be appointed President & CEO of Voith Hydro and a member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group. He succeeds Uwe Wehnhardt, who will continue to be available to the company as Senior Advisor. Dr. Tobias Keitel acquired a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the École Supérieure de Commerce in Paris and studied industrial engineering with a subsequent doctorate at the Technical University of Berlin. He has worked among others for The Boston Consulting Group and MAN AG. In 2011, Tobias Keitel joined Voith Hydro as a project manager. He has since held various management positions and was appointed a member of the Management Board of Voith Hydro in 2016. On the board, he was last responsible for the areas of project execution, as well as service and sales.
Michael Rendsburg will succeed Dr. Tobias Keitel as Chief Operating Officer at Voith Hydro. After completing his degree in mechatronics at the University of Stuttgart and Massey University in New Zealand, Rendsburg held various positions in R&D, supply chain management, and manufacturing in the automotive industry and worked for an international strategy consultancy. Since joining the Voith Group in 2014, he has held various management positions at Voith Paper.