DGAP-News: Business journalist Frank Brandmaier bolsters communications at the KION Group

2013-05-15

Business journalist Frank Brandmaier bolsters communications at the KION Group

  • Responsible for media relations
  • KION Group expands its corporate communications

Wiesbaden, 15 May 2013 - Frank Brandmaier (44) is joining the corporate communications team of the KION Group with effect from 15 May. The business journalist will assume the newly created position of Head of Corporate Media Relations. He will report to the Head of Corporate Communications at the KION Group, Michael Hauger.

Brandmaier worked for the German Press Agency as Bureau Chief for south-east Asia and the Pacific region in Singapore from 2000 to 2006, and then until 2012 as Foreign and Economics Correspondent in Washington. He most recently held the position of Managing Editor and Foreign Editor at the dapd news agency. Brandmaier studied politics, business and history at Darmstadt's University of Technology and public relations at the University of Maryland.

The company

The KION Group - comprising the six brands Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM STILL, Baoli and Voltas - is Europe's market leader in industrial trucks, the global number two in the industry and the leading non-domestic supplier in China. The Linde and STILL brands serve the premium segment worldwide. Fenwick is the largest supplier of material handling products in France, while OM STILL is a market leader in Italy. The Baoli brand focuses on the economy segment, and Voltas is one of the two market leaders in India. The KION Group employed more than 21,000 people and generated revenue of Euro 4.73 billion in 2012.

For further information please contact:
Michael Hauger
Head of Corporate Communications
Tel.: +49 (0) 611.770-655
Email michael.hauger@kiongroup.com

Frank Brandmaier
Head of Corporate Media Relations
Tel.: +49 (0) 611.770-752
Email frank.brandmaier@kiongroup.com

Contact

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Michael Hauger

Senior Vice President Corporate Communications

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Frank Grodzki

Senior Director Corporate External Communications & Group Newsroom

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