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CHIRON Group Announces New CEO

By Chiron America Press Release

Tuttlingen, Germany—Carsten Liske was named Chief Executive Officer of CHIRON Group SE effective March 1, rounding out the senior management team at the machining centers and solutions specialist.

Carsten Liske, new Chief Executive Officer of CHIRON Group SE, will be responsible for the Operations Division going forward, as well as for certain overseas subsidiaries.

“In Carsten Liske, our corporate group has appointed a highly competent CEO with more than 20 years’ experience in the international capital goods sector,” said Dr. Armin Schmiedeberg, chair of the Board of Directors.

Carsten Liske began his career with the ABB Group in Zurich and Unaxis in Liechtenstein. In 2006, he took over as Chief Operating Officer of Oerlikon Esec in Cham, Switzerland. In 2009, he moved to Rieter AG in Winterthur, the leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning, where he held various leadership positions. From 2011 to 2013, in addition to managing global operations, he was General Manager of Rieter in China. In 2015, as manager of the After Sales division, he was appointed to the Group Executive Committee of Rieter Holding AG. His last position at Rieter was as head of its largest division, Machines & Systems.

At CHIRON Group SE, Carsten Liske will be leading the Operations department, encompassing the Global Service, Production, Logistics, Procurement and Quality Management divisions. He will also be responsible for the overseas subsidiaries CHIRON Taicang, CHIRON America, CHIRON Mexico and CHIRON India.

The CHIRON Group is headquartered in Tuttlingen, Germany, with North American sales and service in Charlotte, N.C.

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