Based in Beijing, China, Faul will continue to head up the Wilo business activities in Asia and be responsible for developing the growth markets for Wilo in Russia, the Ukraine, Turkey, the Gulf region and Africa.
 
“The expansion of the executive board and Gilbert Faul’s appointment are a logical consequence of the Group’s exceptional growth and rapid development, especially in the emerging markets,” said Dr Heinz-Gerd Stein, chairman of the Wilo supervisory board.
 
The Wilo SE executive board will now have four members: Oliver Hermes, CEO and chairman; Dr Holger Krasmann; Eric Lachambre; and Faul.
 
“We are delighted that with Gilbert Faul’s appointment the new position on the executive board has been filled internally and we wish him every success in his new role. With the expansion of the executive board of Wilo SE, the supervisory board is supporting the executive board’s increased focus on market and customer requirementsm,” said Hermes.