German auto parts company Mahle has announced Martin Wellhöffer as the new head of automotive sales and application engineering with the company.
The move is effective April 1 as Arnd Franz will exit the day before.
Wellhöffer has held various sales positions with MAHLE since 2004 and is currently responsible for corporate and sales planning. He will now join the MAHLE management committee and report to the chairman of the management board and CEO of the MAHLE Group, Jörg Stratmann.
“We are delighted to have found an excellent successor for this post in Martin Wellhöffer,” said Stratmann. “His expertise in the global markets and his many years of sales experience make him a strong appointment for this important role. I’m particularly pleased that we have been able to fill the position from within the company.”
As for Franz, Stratmann wished him the best and thanked him for his years of service and committement to the company.