Germany: Voith Turbo Makes New Appointment to Board

Voith Turbo Makes New Appointment to Board

On 1 March 2012, Matthias Grawe (52) took over at the helm of the Division Industry at Voith Turbo. The graduate engineer has been working for Voith Turbo for ten years, most recently as Head of the Product Group Variable-Speed Drives at the location Crailsheim.

After studying process technology at Stuttgart University, followed by a study course in energy management at Grenoble University, Matthias Grawe gained international experience in a number of renowned companies. In 2000 he joined Voith as Sales Manager in the Product Group Variable-Speed Drives at Voith Turbo in Crailsheim, which he has been heading since May 2003.

In his new function, Grawe succeeds Dr. Jürgen Zeschky, who headed the Business Division Industry at the location Crailsheim from 2003 until 2012 as a member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG.

Voith Turbo, the specialist for hydrodynamic drive, coupling and braking systems for road, rail and industrial applications, as well as for ship propulsion systems, is a Group Division of Voith GmbH. Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 40,000 people, generates €5.6 billion in sales, operates in over 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.


Source: voith, March 8, 2012