Fridingen, Germany – There will be a scheduled change in the management of DESMA China as of April 1, 2022: Mr. Kevin Wang (in Chinese: WANG Jun) will become the new General Manager. Mr. Haozhong Chen, who had taken over this position in August 2017, will return to the company headquarters in Germany after his term as agreed.
Kevin Wang is 40 years old and has over 17 years of experience in the rubber and plastics machinery industry. After holding several responsible positions in industry-renowned companies, he most recently worked as vice president sales at ENGEL’s Chinese subsidiary, WinTec. Mr. Wang has already started at DESMA on 01.12.2021 to get well acquainted with his future tasks. From 01.04.2022, he will take over the position as CEO at DESMA China.
Mr. Haozhong Chen, 39 years old, will be still director at DESMA China. As an active link, he will continue to support the management team from Germany, and also regularly on site in China. In addition, as Director Global Strategy and Change Management, he will take over the tasks in the areas of Business Development, Global Sourcing, Organizational Development and Corporate Culture in the DESMA Group.
Martin Schürmann, Managing Director of DESMA Group: “Mr. Chen has taken over DESMA China at a very challenging time. Together with our global and local management team we have successfully mastered the challenges in the last years, the company and the team are well positioned for the future. We would like to take this opportunity to thank him sincerely for his commitment and tireless efforts on behalf of our company in China and look forward to our continued cooperation. At the same time, we are very pleased that we were able to win Mr. Kevin Wang as an ideal successor. Mr. Wang has impressively proven in the past that he can bring a company forward enormously with his know-how, his experience and his commitment. Therefore we are convinced that DESMA China will develop excellently in the next years with him at the top. We wish him much success and all the best in his tasks”.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our business partners for their trust and the good cooperation in the past years. We look forward to continuing and developing this with our new General Manager.