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Klüber Lubrication names CEO

Ralf Kraemer, Kluber Lubrication

Londonderry, N.H.-based Klüber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, has appointed Ralf Kraemer CEO. He succeeds Dieter A. Becker, who returns to Klüber’s global headquarters in Munich after leading the North American operations for nearly three years.

Kraemer brings more than 15 years of sales, marketing and management experience in the metal cutting, woodworking, industrial equipment and power transmission industries to his new role at Klüber.

“We’re excited for the opportunity to have Ralf lead Klüber Lubrication North America,” says Becker. “Klüber places particular importance on its industry-leading customer service and in-depth technical and application support. We are committed to providing excellent support to our thousands of customers throughout North America, and Ralf’s skills, experience and dedication to a customer service-oriented focus make him the perfect fit to execute this promise.”

Prior to joining Klüber, Kraemer managed operations at a Swiss technology company in the Chicago area and established and developed the North American manufacturing facility and business operations for a German machine tool accessories company near Raleigh, N.C. For the past nine years, he also was responsible for the North American operations of a German machine tool company in Pittsburgh.

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