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18 February 2020

Patrick van Welij appointed CFO and Managing Director

With effect from this year, Patrick van Welij (38) has taken over as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH.

patrick-van-welijPatrick van Welij spent the last five years as Director Mergers & Acquisitions at TÜV SÜD AG, where he successfully oversaw several international acquisition and divestment projects. He previously worked in Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions for several German and US banks. Van Welij graduated with a Master’s degree in International Business from the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University, Netherlands.

In his new role he will be responsible for Finances and Controlling, General Administration, IT and Risk Management at TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH in Germany. “My goal is to help drive the implementation of our strategy of profitable growth and ensure the company continues to maintain its excellent position on the market in the future”, says van Welij about his future tasks. The newest member of the management team joins CEO Dr Peter Havel, in charge of operational business, and CTO Dr Jens Butenandt, who is responsible for certification, quality management and divisional functions.

TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH has around 1,100 employees. The company’s services cover a broad range of client fields, extending from textiles, toys, household appliances and electronics to food and complex medical devices, industrial machinery, high-performance batteries and system components for the manufacturing, energy, automotive, rail and aerospace sectors.

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Press-contact: Dirk Moser-Delarami


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