“The fact that we occupy leading positions from within our own organization is one of the proven strengths of our company. Jochen Becker is one of Marquardt’s own talents with vast international experience.  In North America, he has performed valuable development work and established production facilities with the most competitive structures meeting the highest requirements of the automobile industry”, said Dr. Harald Marquardt, Chairman of Marquardt Group’s Management Board. "We would like to thank Ernst Kellermann for his commitment over the last fifteen years. Under his leadership, we were able to considerably expand our factories worldwide and build more highly-advanced production sites.”

    Jochen Becker began his professional career at Marquardt in 1998 as a qualified engineer in the development of micro switches for appliances. From 2006, he was a team leader in the development of automotive switches and systems. In 2007, he became President and General Manager at Marquardt Switches Inc., the North American subsidiary of the mechatronics specialist based in Cazenovia. Most recently, he held the overall responsibility for the North America region as Vice President.  

    Further members of the Marquardt Management Board are Dr. Harald Marquardt (Chairman), Karl Müller (Chief Technology Officer) and Dr. Gregor Schmeken (Chief Financial Officer).

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