Heavy Clay

Keller makes new management appointments


In appointing Uwe Hartmann CEO and Stefan Reichert Managing Director, Legris Industries has strengthened its Keller Division’s top management to meet future challenges in the field of brick and tile technologies.

Uwe Hartmann joined Keller in 1999 and has very successfully developed the Division’s MSR business unit, specializing in automation (IAS – Intelligent Automation Solutions) and industrial measurement (ITS – Infrared Thermometer Solutions). His extensive background in international markets, combined with deep familiarity with customer needs and strong technical skills, will allow him to accelerate the group’s profitable growth.

Stefan Reichert joined Keller in 2012 as General Counsel and headed the Division’s Legal Affairs department. Deeply involved in business development, he will improve overall organization and support efficient management, strengthening the company’s international positioning.

Keller reported 2016 sales of 74 million euros, including 65% outside the eurozone. Thanks to the support of Legris Industries it has expanded its existing market share and consolidated its world-scale expertise through major investments in research and development.