Andreas Conrad assumed the position of senior vice president operations at the HARTING Technology Group on November 1, 2015, succeeding Torsten Ratzmann.

Conrad’s previous position was managing director at Schaeffler Technologies GmbH & Co. KG (Herzogenaurach) with responsibility for production and logistics at the Wuppertal site. He was also responsible for the manufacturing plants in Romania, China, India, and the US as head of production.

Ratzmann, after eight years as managing director and most recently senior vice president production and logistics, will leave the HARTING Technology Group by December 31 to take over as chief executive officer of a company in the automotive supplier and consumer goods sector.