September 19, 2019
ERNI Announces New CEO
Dr Christoph Weiss follows Rudolf Hausladen
The Board of Directors of the ERNI Group AG with registered offices in Switzerland has appointed Dr Christoph Weiss as Board of Directors Delegate and CEO in charge of the ERNI Group effective 1 October 2019. He succeeds Rudolf Hausladen, who is leaving ERNI International AG.
Dr Christoph Weiss studied Business Management at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, where he also obtained his Doctorate in Political Science. He has many years of sound industrial experience from his work at such companies as Daimler Benz, McKinsey, Festo and on numerous supervisory and advisory boards with well-known family-owned companies in a range of industrial sectors including the automotive, chemical and electrical engineering industries. Before his appointment as CEO, Dr Weiss was already a long-standing member of the Supervisory Board of the ERNI Group. He wishes to take the company further in the strategic direction it has been pursuing to date and with its current market focus and, in particular, to contribute his expertise in the area of medium-sized companies.
Dr Christoph Weiss (born in 1956) is married and the father of two adult children.