New managing director at Rhodius

August 2020 – Weißenburg

Passing the baton from Dr. Robert Kopetzky to the new CEO Dr. Knut Kille
from left: Dr. Knut Kille, Dr. Robert Kopetzky

On August 1st, 2020, Dr. Knut Kille succeeds Dr. Robert Kopetzky, who is saying goodbye to the company after 12 successful years as managing partner. Dr. Kopetzky remains with the company as a partner and provides advice. Dr. Kopetzky as managing director developed the Rhodius Group into a leading manufacturer of components and assemblies in the field of vehicle safety for the automotive industry as well as for environmental and process engineering.

Especially to say goodbye to Dr. Kopetzky and to welcome Dr. Kille, Dr. Marc Arens, managing director and partner of Equistone, visited Weißenburg. "I thank Dr. Kopetzky for 12 successful years and the trusting cooperation. At the same time I would like to welcome Dr. Kille on behalf of the main shareholders," said Dr. Arens during the official launch event.

"I am very pleased that we were able to get Mr. Kille enthusiastic about Rhodius," explains Dr. Kopetzky. "With him, Rhodius has gained an experienced manager who keeps the company on course for growth and will continue to expand".

Dr. Knut Kille (57) is married and has three grown children. He started his career in 1989 at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart. In various international management positions, Mr. Kille was able to gain extensive experience in managing various companies.

“I am looking forward to taking over the baton of the Rhodius Group at this exciting time in order to further develop the company internationally. I would like to contribute my broad experience in order to take advantage of growth opportunities. " Knut Kille during the information event on August 3rd, 2020 in the Weißenburg headquarters.

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