Markus Rieck strengthens the Board of Management at Voith Hydro
- Markus Rieck becomes the new CSO of Voith Hydro
- Rieck wants to strengthen the division’s digital agenda
Rieck has many years of experience with renewable energies and has worked for Alstom and Vattenfall before taking on his position as global Commercial Executive for GE’s Offshore Wind business in 2015. Now as a member of the Board of Management at Voith Hydro, he wants to push the digital agenda of the division even further: “Expanding our products and services with digital solutions was one of the keys to our success in recent years. I believe that one of my most important tasks is to create space for this expansion and spark new impulses in the field of asset management and condition monitoring based on intelligent machine learning algorithms. Voith wants to be the partner of choice for our customers with the in depth domain knowledge of more than 150 years and the additional digital competences in the IoT (Internet of Things) environment of all Voith industries, says the new CSO. Rieck takes over the position of Martin Andrae, who now leads the Voith Hydro Ltda. in São Paulo as President and Chairman of the Management Board.
About the company
Voith Hydro is a leading full-line supplier and trusted partner for equipping hydropower plants. The Voith Group Division develops customized, long-term solutions and services for large and small hydro plants all over the world. Its portfolio of products and services covers the entire life cycle and all major components for large and small hydro plants, from generators,turbines, pumps and automation systems, right through to spare parts, maintenance and training services, and digital solutions for intelligent hydropower.
Voith is a global technology group. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of €4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.