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Koenig Group makes management changes

Norbert Hübler is the new Global Sales Director of Koenig, as of January 1, 2024. The Board of Directors of the Helmut Koenig Private Foundation and the Management of the Koenig Group announced organizational changes in the company concerning future challenges, including the new appointment.

In this newly created position, Hübler is tasked with the strategic management and alignment of the global sales network of the entire Koenig Group. He will lead the Sales Managers of all subsidiaries and mentor and develop its sales partners.

In addition, Franz Sommerauer was appointed as a proxy of Koenig Maschinen GmbH on January 1, in addition to his role as head of Sales and Marketing.

“With confidence in the decades of sales experience of Mr. Hübler and Mr. Sommerauer, we see ourselves encouraged to secure and further expand our existing market success for the future,” CEO Hannes Stelzer explains this strategic decision.

“The aim of these strategic steps is to further expand the Koenig Group’s international activities with the further development of future markets and global partnerships,” the company explained in an announcement.

For 58 years, the Austrian Koenig Group has been supplying bakeries with bakery machines, ovens and bread roll lines.

Since its foundation in 1966, Koenig’s main objective has been to support bakers in their daily work. The Koenig Group has a total of 720 employees. With subsidiaries in Austria, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Finland, the Netherlands and the USA as well as a worldwide network of sales partners, Koenig achieves an export quota of 90%.

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Photo: From left to right: Norbert Hübler und Franz Sommerauer. Credit: Koenig Maschinen GmbH