With effect from 1. May, 2020, Dipl.-Kfm. Jürgen Deters will take over general commercial management of the Weber Group. He will be responsible for the areas of controlling, purchasing, HR, IT and legal matters. Deters succeeds Jan Thomas Schmidt, who was in charge of general commercial management from 2016 until the end of 2019. Following the departure of Mr Schmidt, Thomas Jahn acted as CFO on an interim basis.
Jürgen Deters (54) has around three decades of intensive management and general management experience with commercial responsibility in the production industry. To date he has specialised in the automotive, packaging and medical technology industries, with a technological focus on plastics technology (injection moulding, deep drawing). International experience in the general management of foreign branches for various divisions rounds off his CV.
Jürgen Deters is the final member of the WEBER Group's General Management trio, alongside Managing Partner Dr Thomas Zipp (CEO) and General Manager of Operations Boris Zipser (Chief Operations Officer).
Dr Thomas Zipp: "I am delighted to welcome Jürgen Deters, a very experienced individual, to our firm. He will strengthen our company and the Weber Group team, both on a human level as well as through his great subject-specific and management expertise."