Dr. Jörn Seevers has been appointed Managing Director of Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH effective July 1, 2016.
Since joining HF in January 2014, Jörn Seevers has successfully managed the curing press department of the HF TireTech Group. Between 2014 and 2015 his responsibilities included being the Managing Director of the group’s largest production facility in Belišće, Croatia. Since the beginning of 2016 he has served on the Supervisory Board of HF Belišće.
Dr. Seevers began his career as a process engineer at Continental Tire AG in Hanover in 1999 and became head of the process and machine development department in 2004. In 2010, Dr. Seevers moved to Giti Tire in Shanghai, China, where he managed the Central Technology department and was the technical manager of the machine factory.
In the coming months Jens Beutelspacher, Günter Simon and Dr. Jörn Seevers will be the executive officers of the HF TireTech Group and the HF Press+LipidTech at its location in Hamburg, Germany.
Dr. Seevers will assume the duties of Mr. Simon when he retires from HF at the beginning of 2017.