SFS appoints new head for Riveting division 08 July 2019

Urs Langenauer, previously head of Automotive North America, has taken over the management of the SFS Riveting Division and became a member of the Group Executive Board of SFS Group AG, effective 1st July 2019.

Thomas Bamberger leaves the SFS Group by mutual consent in order to take on new professional challenges. The Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board would like to thank Mr. Bamberger for his many years of service to division Riveting.

In Mr Langenauer, SFS is relying on a long-serving employee with broad management experience. He has worked at SFS since 1995 and has been responsible for the business activities of Automotive division in North America since 2013. SFS expressed confidence Urs Langenauer will use his expertise and experience to strengthen the Riveting Division and support its expansion.

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