Motorenfabrik Hatz, the Ruhstorf, Germany-based global supplier of air- and liquid-cooled diesel engines under 84 hp (62 kW), announced that Bernhard Richter-Schützeneder is the new director, Sales & Marketing and is supervising a restructured sales and marketing teams at the 135-year-old manufacturer.
Richter-Schützeneder succeeded Ulrich Weh, who retired after 28 years at the company. Richter-Schützeneder has been with the company for more than 17 years and was previously responsible for Marketing. Richter-Schützeneder will lead a reorganized sales and marketing team that will consist of Igor Hahn, team leader of aftersales service, Martin Hain, team leader of technical sales and Stephan Gritsch, team leader of marketing. Richter-Schützeneder is also responsible for the sales of the 13 Hatz branches worldwide. Sales of Engines & Systems is still under the control of Jens Badorrek.
“It is a great pleasure to work within an innovative company like Hatz and to rely on a well-rehearsed team,” said Richter-Schützeneder. “It is our common goal to be a leading manufacturer of water-cooled engines in Europe and beyond. With our brand new 3H50 engine, complying to the regulations, like all our engines – also Stage 5 – we take our first big step in this direction.”