Steinert GmbH, Cologne, Germany, has appointed Markus Reinhold as its chief technical officer (CTO). Steinert, which was founded in 1889 in Cologne, specializes in sensor-based sorting technology and magnetic separation.
Dr. Uwe Habich currently serves as Steinert’s CTO. According to a news release from Steinert, Habich plans to move to a strategic business development position at the company. Reinhold will transition to the chief technical officer position this January.
“We are delighted to have been able to attract Markus Reinhold for scheduled succession within our management team,” says Peter Funke, CEO of Steinert Group. “We would also like to thank our CTO, Uwe Habich, for having successfully shouldered responsibility for developments and innovations for over two decades.”
Reinhold, who has a doctorate in engineering, has about 20 years of experience in international plant construction and mechanical engineering and has held various management positions in the past, according to a news release from Steinert. The strategic focus of the CTO is technology management, product development and setting up modern internet of things customer services.