Robert Gruss (pictured) joined AUMUND from SMS Siemag AG and is responsible for Sales, Service, Technology as well as for Research and Development. Together with Dr. Volker Brandenburg (responsible for Finance, Controlling, General Administration, Purchasing and Production), he forms the Management Board of AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH. Step by step Robert Gruss will take over additional responsibilities from the managing partner Franz-W. Aumund.

For the conveying specialist, Robert Gruss will develop the order intake beyond the cement industry and further diversify into metallurgy, mining & minerals and other industries. Among his tasks is the enhancement of the representative network, raise efficiency in sales, innovation and product management as well as intensification of cooperation with the foreign subsidiaries of the internationally operating AUMUND Group.

During this year, President Franz-W. Aumund will gradually retire from operational business. He will continue as Managing Director of AUMUND Holding B.V. and as member of the advisory boards of the product and daughter companies. Primarily he will dedicate himself to steering and controlling of the AUMUND Group.