Magirus appoints new chief

Published:  11 April, 2016

Marc Diening becomes chief executive officer with immediate effect.

Diening, born in Wuppertal (Germany), succeeds Antonio Benedetti, who left the company at the end of 2015 at his own request.

Marc Diening brings a wealth of international experience in equipment manufacturing and senior management, out of which several years at Adtranz and later Bombardier Transportation including four years as general manager of Bombardier Transportation’s largest European site in Hennigsdorf (Germany). Most recently, he successfully managed his own consultancy business and achieved an Executive MBA from INSEAD.

‘Heading Magirus, a company with such a great history, is an especially attractive challenge,’ said Diening. ‘Magirus has undergone remarkable development over the last few years. The most important issue now is to exploit the company’s existing potential to make Magirus even more competitive.’

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