Wickert Welcomes New Managing Director
Stephanie Wickert is the fourth generation to join the Management Board.
Having served as managing director for 46 years, Hans-Joachim Wickert joins the company’s Advisory Board
✅ Wickert Maschinenbau has begun passing the family business on to the next generation.
✅ With Stephanie Wickert, the fourth generation of the family is assuming responsibility of the company 121 years after it was established in 1901.
✅ The 33-year-old great-granddaughter of company founder Jakob Wickert joined the management team as Managing Director on September 1. She has headed the company alongside Stefan Herzinger since then.
✅ Meanwhile, after 46 years as Managing Director, her father Hans-Joachim has relinquished his operational management duties and joined the Advisory Board.
➡️ Stephanie Wickert intends to focus the company more intensely than before on future technologies.
➡️ Innovative industries in particular, such as the production of fuel cells, promising thermal insulation materials and semiconductors, will be increasingly acquired as customers.
➡️ At the same time, she wants to emphasize digital marketing and boost human resources development.