The new Wittur-CEO Udo Aull (Photo: © Wittur)

Wittur appoints new CEO


Wittur appoints Udo Aull as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Udo Aull succeeds Tom Stephenson, who will step down after more than 3.5 years as CEO.

Prior to his role at Wittur, he served as General Manager & CSO of SEW-Eurodrive, a global provider of power transmission and industrial motion technology. "Joining the company in 2016, he played a pivotal role in driving both top- and bottom-line growth, spearheading automation and new product initiatives, and achieving key strategic objectives", says the official press release from Wittur.

Additionally, Aull's experience includes 18 years in several high-ranking roles at Danaher, a prominent global innovator in life sciences and diagnostics. During his tenure at Danaher, he led numerous industrial automation segments and regional businesses across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

"Next phase of growth ..."

"I am honored to join Wittur and serve the Company as it navigates through its next phase of growth and innovation," said Aull. "Wittur has cemented its role as an industry leader and I look forward to building upon this strong foundation, continuing to deliver exceptional solutions and outstanding services to our valued customers worldwide."
Wittur is a global supplier of components for the lift industry is indirectly owned by funds, clients and accounts managed and advised by KKR. The Wittur Group has a work force of around 5,000 employees and conducts business in more than 50 countries.
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A few months ago, LIFTjournal interviewed Tom Stephenson: "What's going with Wittur?"