Published: 10 December 2012 10 December 2012
Moventas has appointed Dr.-Ing. Niels Hammer Senior Vice President of Technology as of 1 January, 2013. Dr. Hammer will be responsible for Moventas’ research and development globally.
Dr. Hammer joins Moventas from Siemens AG, Sector Energy, where he worked as a Senior Consultant (Corporate Commodity Engineer) for engineering and management, specifically in supply chain management. Before this, he worked for Siemens Mechanical Drive (formerly Flender AG), where he headed different projects for both industrial and wind gear manufacturing and design optimizations. Moventas’ R&D teams in two locations in Finland and Germany will be combined into one team. Niels Hammer will report to Moventas President & CEO Mikael Laine and will be based in Moventas’ factory in Wuppertal, Germany.