Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH (HF Group), Hamburg, Germany, in early July appointed Dr. Jörn Seevers as managing director. Seevers will assume the duties of Günter Simon after his retirement in early 2017.
According to Marketing Manager Nora Grupe, “Seevers joined HF Group in January 2014, where until 2016 he managed the curing press department of HF TireTech Group in Belišće, Croatia. Since the beginning of 2016, he has served on the HF Belišće supervisory board.
“In the coming months, Seevers, along with Jens Beutelspacher and Günter Simon, will be the executive officers of HF TireTech Group and HF Press+LipidTech in Hamburg,” says Grupe.
Early career. Seever began his career in 1999 as a process engineer for Continental Tire AG in Hanover, Germany. In 2004, he was promoted to head of the process and machine development department.
In 2010, Seevers joined Giti Tire in Shanghai, China, where he managed the company’s central technology department and was the technical manager of its machine factory.