Philip Harting, HARTINGAfter almost 50 years in the management of the HARTING Technology Group, Dietmar Harting named his son Philip Harting the new chairman of the board as of October 1.

Dietmar Harting remains a member of the company group’s board as personally liable partner and will focus on matters concerning the future and new technologies.

Together with his sister Maresa Harting-Hertz, president finance and purchasing, Philip Harting represents the third generation of the family-owned company, which was founded 70 years ago by his grandparents Wilhelm and Marie Harting in Minden.

Philip Harting has been head of the company’s largest business unit, Connectivity & Networks, since 2008. He and his sister were also appointed personally liable partners of the company group at the end of 2013.