HEILIGENHAUS, Germany, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jan Henrik Moennekemeyer and Philip Scott have been named to key senior management positions at Kiekert AG, the global technology leader for automotive locking systems.
Moennekemeyer has been appointed executive vice president of sales. He previously was Vice President Sales and Member of the European Management Board at Inalfa Roof Systems. Moennekemeyer has more than 25 years of automotive experience including work at Aptiv, HELLA and Inalfa Roof Systems.
Scott joins Kiekert as director of global quality. He had been global quality director for ZF's Electric Power Steering group based in Dusseldorf, Germany. Scott has more than 20 years of international automotive experience, including work in the Asia Pacific region, Europe and the Americas.
"These moves are designed to further strengthen and expand the sale of Kiekert's value-added product solutions around the world, as well as the further development of the company's highly regarded quality management programs," said Dr. Guido Hanel, Kiekert CEO.
"Growth and efficiency improvements are among the key management objectives for 2020 that our new management team will be focused on."
Founded in 1857, Kiekert AG is the global technology leader for automotive locking systems. With 6,500 employees in 11 countries and eight production, seven development and three distribution centers around the world, Kiekert develops, produces and distributes various customer solutions around the clock. In 2018, the company's annual sales totaled 830 million euros.