The new Saurer’s top notch team

As we communicated yesterday, now the new Saurer group is becoming operational, after completing the divestment from Oerlikon Textile. We let you know who is leading the show at new Saurer.



Saurer Group has a history of 160 years and the new (reborn) Saurer with the brands Schlafhorst, Zinser, Allma, Volkmann, Jingsheng and Saurer Embroidery , as well as textile components with the brands Accotex, Daytex, Fibrevision, Heberlein, Temco and Texparts, is now owned by Jinsheng Group and entails the former Oerlikon’s Natural Fibre and Components businesses.

New Saurer Group CEO becomes Daniel Lippuner, former CEO of Oerlikon Textile Components. PiaTerasa will serve as Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Marketing & Business Development.

As Chairman of the Board acts Heinrich Fischer (former CEO of Saurer Group), and members are Hans-Georg Härter, former CEO of ZF, Rudolf Huber, Former Geberit and Guido Spix, CTO of Multivac. Xueping Pan, main investor (Jingshen Group), and Jesse Guan, CEO of the machinery business of Jingsheng Group. In the future the board will be extended by two to three Chinese personalities.

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