MANN+HUMMEL appoints new Chief Executive Officer

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany – The Board of Directors of MANN+HUMMEL have announced the appointment of Werner Lieberherr as the new Chief Executive Officer. He will begin his new role effective immediately.

Since 2010, Lieberherr was President & Chief Executive Officer of the publicly traded company B/E Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV). Following the acquisition of B/E Aerospace by Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) in April 2017, he accompanied the successful integration of the Group as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and the ongoing acquisition of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies (NYSE: UTX).

Previously, Werner Lieberherr spent 16 years in various management positions in the energy industry at ABB and Alstom Power, Inc.

Lieberherr holds a degree in Technical Management and Operations Research from ETH Zurich and a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago. During his career in Europe, Asia and the United States, he was instrumental in the success of international technology companies.

"I very much look forward to my new position at MANN+HUMMEL. This traditional company has achieved impressive growth over the past ten years," Lieberherr said. "I see tremendous potential, as filtration technologies will become increasingly important in the future. I also look forward to actively shaping the future success of the company with the management team and employees to offer innovative products to our customers."

Chairman of the MANN+HUMMEL Board of Directors Thomas Fischer said of Lieberherr, "Entrepreneurial thinking and experience in different technology markets paired with a pronounced customer focus and internationality were part of our specifications. Werner Lieberherr fulfills these requirements completely. I look forward to a trusting and successful cooperation and wish him every success."

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Werner Lieberherr



MANN+HUMMEL is a leading global expert for filtration solutions. The company group, headquartered in Ludwigsburg, Germany, develops solutions for motor cars, industrial applications, clean air in interior spaces and the sustainable use of water. In 2017 the group achieved sales of about 3.9 billion euros worldwide with more than 20,000 employees at more than 80 locations. The products manufactured by the group include air cleaner systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, plastic components, filter media, cabin filters, industrial filters and membrane filters.

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MICRODYN-NADIR is a leading supplier of customized spiral membrane elements, MBR modules, and hollow-fiber, capillary and tubular membrane modules with locations in Germany, North America, Asia, and Brazil. Its product portfolio includes reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, and microfiltration membranes.

For over 50 years, MICRODYN-NADIR has been applying its products in various industrial and municipal applications for water and wastewater treatment as well as in many process applications in the food, dairy and beverage markets and in the chemical industry.

MICRODYN-NADIR is headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, and is the water treatment business unit of MANN+HUMMEL Group.

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