Altran announces the appointment of Werner Ferreira
as Chief Executive Officer of Altran in Germany
Altran announces today the appointment of Werner Ferreira as Chief Executive Officer of Altran in Germany. Werner will join the group in the last quarter of 2017. His missions will include accelerating the growth dynamics generated in 2017 and positioning altran in germany as a leader of the engineering services industry.
Following the tragic loss of Mario Walenta end of 2016, Altran appointed a leading recruitment consultancy for this search. Cosimo de Carlo served as interim CEO to complete the integration of recent acquisitions and strengthen the turnaround.
Werner Ferreira is currently Chief Operating Officer at Technology and Strategy Group in germany. He had held a similar position at MBTech and Akka Technologies in Germany. He served previously at Altran Germany as Chief Operating Officer after 11 years with the company.
As a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), Altran offers its clients a new way to innovate by developing the products and services of tomorrow. Altran works alongside its clients on every link in the value chain of their project, from conception to industrialization. For over thirty years, the Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecom sectors, among others. In 2016, the Altran group generated revenues of €2.120bn. With a headcount of more than 30,000 employees, Altran is present in more than 20 countries.
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