Kögel announces leadership change

The partners of Kögel Trailer have named a new CEO and Chairman of the Board.

 Christian Renners has accepted these appointments, effective 1 October 2021, and will also be responsible for sales, marketing and business development.

The Kögel management Board now includes Renners, Thomas Heckel (CFO), Thomas Eschey (COO) and Massimo Dodoni (CSO).

Renners is reported to be an experienced top manager with decades of expertise in B2B. Most recently, he spent six years as Managing Director of Vossloh Fastening Systems GmbH, a subsidiary of Vossloh AG. The Vossloh Group is a worldwide leading company in the rail infrastructure industry.

“In the course of his career, Renners learned the business from the bottom up,” said Kögel. “The qualified machine fitter and graduate mechanical engineer and MBA (Master of Business Administration) has held numerous managing roles in the industry, also gaining experience in the automotive-adjacent industries and in transport and logistics.”

Renners said Kögel offers a highly innovative portfolio of transport solutions, backed by a motivated team with exceptional expertise across every area of the company.

“All this combined means the company has outstanding prospects,” he said. “It is especially important to me that we are a reliable partner to our customers and deliver the best transport solutions in terms of economy and sustainability, so that they can succeed in the face of intense competition. Fully in accordance with the Kögel motto: ‘Economy meets Ecology – Because we care’.”