On November 1, 2020, the Bavarian company Sesotec GmbH appointed Joachim Schulz as its new CEO. With the expiration of his three-year contract, former CEO Marc Setzen will depart from the company, a manufacturer of technology for foreign object detection, material sorting and analysis.
Schulz assumes the role of Sesotec CEO with decades of experience in international business management, including leadership positions in the automotive, electrical engineering, construction supplies, mechanical engineering, and advanced plant construction industries. His career has included positions at Rittal GmbH & Co. KG and Internorm International GmbH, among others. Most recently, he served five years as the CEO of Hedrich GmbH.
As the new CEO, Schulz is committed to the further advancement of Sesotec’s realignment strategy. “I am very much looking forward to working for Sesotec, and am grateful to Marc Setzen for his outstanding work over the past three years,” says Schulz. “He has significantly shaped the strategic trajectory of Sesotec as a customer-oriented and sustainable company. Under his leadership, the company has redefined its mission as one of ‘Driving Impact.’”
Schulz continues: “We will continue to charge forward on this path by continuously optimizing and expanding our portfolio of problem-solving products and services. The key to our own growth lies in our contribution to the economic success of our customers.”
Sesotec currently employs more than 570 individuals between its headquarters in Schönberg and six subsidiaries, and supports more than 83,000 installed systems worldwide. Through intelligent technologies and services, the company’s mission is to help customers design safe, efficient, and compliant production processes, thus ensuring sustainable, high-quality production for the benefit of people, the environment, and industry.