Berlin, February 2017 – Ralf Knorrenschild joined the management board of Selux AG in February 2017. The 52-year assumed responsibility of Sales, Marketing and Human Resources while Jürgen Hess (52), who joined the Selux AG board on 27th July 2015, continues to be responsible for technical and commercial matters.
Ralf Knorrenschild was born in Hamburg and can look back on 29 successful years in the lighting sector, starting with his time at Philips Light in 1988 where he quickly became responsible for sales, before changing to the Zumtobel Group in Austria in 2003. Here, as the Senior Vice-President of Global Key Accounts and Business Channel End Users, he was latterly responsible for global key customer business and public lighting.
„I look forward to the challenge of actively contributing to the development of the Selux brand as a premium manufacturer of sustainable lighting solutions for exterior and interior business, together with Jürgen Hess,“ explained Mr Knorrenschild. „The topic of IoT for example, the Internet of Things, will in future play a significant role in exterior lighting too. Working together with Jürgen Hess, I envisage huge potential for Selux AG here.“ Mr Hess, likewise looking forward to collaborating with his new fellow management board member, similarly sees Selux at the very forefront when it comes to technology, design and service in the lighting sector:“ „We share many ideas for a Selux corporate vision, complement one another superbly and the chemistry between us is perfect.“
In appointing Jürgen Hess and Ralf Knorrenschild to the management board, the Selux supervisory board has set the Selux Group up superbly for a successful path into the future.
The management team of the Berlin luminaire manufacturer Selux consists of Jürgen Hess (left) and Ralf Knorrenschild (right).
The Selux Group is a leading provider of sustainable lighting solutions for both interior and exterior applications. Acting sustainably enables Selux to maintain high standards when it comes to energy efficiency, ergonomics and product design. Founded in Berlin in 1948, Selux is today a global operation employing 565 staff at sites in Europe, North America and Australia. Examples of well-known that Selux has been involved in the past include the Park am Gleisdreieck in Berlin, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, the Vieux-Port in Marseille and the 9⁄11 Memorial in New York.
Manuela Schnabel, Head of Marketing / Communications
Selux AG, Motzener Strasse 34, 12277 Berlin, Germany
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