Frank Gropengiesser Joining Voith Turbo as CEO of its Rail Division
Dr. Gropengiesser, who studied mathematics and economics at the University of Cologne and then earned his doctorate at the University of Kaiserslautern, began his career in 1991. Following positions at Phoenix AG and Vibracoustic GmbH & Co. KG, Dr. Gropengiesser joined Knorr-Bremse in 2003, where he last held the position of CEO of the European Rail Business Unit.
Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 42,000 people, generates € 5.7 billion in sales, operates in more than 50 countries around the world and is today one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.