01.08.2019

New management team at PTV complete

Klaus Peter Lechner new CFO / Dr. Peter Overmann starts as Chief Technology Officer 1 August / New CEO to take up his role by February 2020

Karlsruhe, 1 August 2019. The new management team of PTV’s (PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG), Karlsruhe, is complete: On 1 September Klaus Peter Lechner will start as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Dr. Peter Overmann commences as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) today and also serves as interim CEO. The newly appointed CEO will start by 1 February 2020 and thus completes the PTV management team.

Lechner looks back on two decades as CFO and managing director of various companies. With a degree from Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Management Koblenz (“WHU”) he joined the Mannesmann group and built one of the first fully integrated European telecommunications providers in Austria serving as its CFO. Following stages at Deutsche Telekom and British Telecom respectively he became member of the executive board of Navigon AG. In his most recent role Lechner served as executive board member of adviqo AG, a Berlin based provider of consultancy services.

Philipp von Hagen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PTV: “The appointment of the new management team on the basis of a thorough selection process has the primary objective of accelerating the growth of PTV in the areas of intelligent software solutions for connected cities and mobility. Being the world market leader in software for transportation logistics and traffic planning PTV is ideally positioned for this move.”

After serving PTV for 30 years Vincent Kobesen stepped down as CEO, leaving the company as of 31 July at his own request. Philipp von Hagen: “We thank Vincent Kobesen for his long standing commitment and accomplishments. During his tenure PTV has grown dynamically to become a global market leader.”

 

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PTV. The Mind of Movement.

PTV Group suit une approche holistique qui intègre tous les aspects du trafic, du transport et de la logistique pour créer et promouvoir une mobilité durable. Reconnu comme un leader international sur son marché, PTV développe des solutions logicielles intelligentes pour le transport et la logistique, la planification et la gestion de la circulation. Ainsi les villes, les entreprises et les personnes génèrent des économies de temps et d’argent, renforcent la sécurité routière et réduisent leur impact sur l’environnement. Basé sur son expertise unique dans tous les domaines de la mobilité, PTV garantie que les personnes et les marchandises arrivent à destination en toute sécurité et à l’heure.

Plus de 2500 villes utilisent les produits PTV. Les itinéraires et les tournées de plus d’un million de véhicules sont planifiés avec nos logiciels. Le modèle de transport européen, qui couvre tous les déplacements de passagers et de marchandises en Europe, a été développé avec la technologie PTV. Nous avons plus de 900 collègues dans le monde impliqués dans la conception de haute performance de nos produits. Le siège de PTV, situé en plein cœur du bassin technologique de Karlsruhe, accueille notre centre de développement et d'innovation. De là, PTV planifie et optimise tous les déplacements des Hommes et des marchandises dans le monde – telle est l’idée conductrice qui accompagne le groupe depuis sa fondation en 1979.

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PTV headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Klaus Lechner starts as Chief Financial Officer at PTV Group on 1 September.

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Dr. Peter Overmann joined the PTV Group as CTO on 1 August 2019.

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