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WASCOSA strengthens its management

Europe's most innovative freight wagon hirer realigns its strategic management.

In connection with the continuous expansion of the WASCOSA fleet in terms of numbers and classes, and with a view to the further strategic development of products and business relationships, WASCOSA is reshuffling its management.

Since October 2012, the WASCOSA management has been made up as follows: Thomas Karsten joined us on 1 October 2012 and took over as Chief Sales Officer from Mr. Seebacher, who had assumed this function ad interim since June 2012. Thomas Karsten has decades of experience in the business as a sales manager for various leasing companies. Richard Seebacher will continue to work on special projects at WASCOSA.

WASCOSA welcomed Detlef Schlickelmann on 1 September 2012 as the new Chief Technical Officer. Detlef Schlickelmann is a qualified mechanical engineer, completed his MBA between 2006 and 2008 and also has decades of experience in the business.

lrmhild Saabel now takes over the new function as Chief Business Development Officer having successfully established the technical sector. In this new function she will ensure the further strategic development of our products and business relationships.

The following posts remain unchanged: Philipp Müller as CEO, Fabian Stadler as Chief Financial Officer and Roy Bruderer as Chief Operating Officer.

«We are convinced that these personnel changes in the top management will strengthen the management competence at WASCOSA so that we can continue to provide our business partners with customer-oriented and top quality services,» says Philipp Müller, Delegate of the Board of Directors.

The new management of WASCOSA, from left to right: Thomas Karsten, Richard Seebacher, Detlef Schlickelmann, lrmhild Saabel, Philipp Müller, Fabian Stadler, Roy Bruderer. © WASCOSA AG