Dr. Tobias Keitel succeeds Uwe Wehnhardt as President & CEO of Voith Hydro and member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group
HEIDENHEIM. Dr. Tobias Keitel, currently a member of the Management Board of Voith Hydro, will be appointed President & CEO of Voith Hydro and a member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group effective November 1, 2022. He succeeds Uwe Wehnhardt, who will continue to be available to the company as Senior Advisor. Uwe Wehnhardt has been with Voith since 2007 and has been a member of the Corporate Board of Management since 2016.
“We would like to thank Uwe Wehnhardt for his many years of commitment and his valuable contribution to our company. We wish him continued success in his new role,” said Prof. Siegfried Russwurm, Chairman of the Voith Shareholders’ Committee and Supervisory Board. “At the same time, we are pleased that with Tobias Keitel we are able to appoint an internal successor to the Corporate Board of Management, who knows the hydropower business very well”.
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 worked among others for the Boston Consulting Group and the MAN Ferrostaal AG. In 2011, Tobias Keitel joined Voith Hydro as a project manager. He has since held various management positions and was appointed member of the Management Board of Voith Hydro in 2016. In his function, he is currently responsible for the areas of operations, project management, as well as service and sales.