01. February 2006

New managing director at HARTING Deutschland

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Rüdiger Prill

Rüdiger Prill and Edgar Peter Düning now heading the company

On February 1, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Rüdiger Prill took up his position as managing director of HARTING Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG. Together with Edgar Peter Düning, Mr. Prill will be heading the sales company for connectors and system components that is based in Minden. Rüdiger Prill is the spokesman of the board of management.
After completing his studies of communication engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Kiel (Fachhochschule für Elektrotechnik) from 1976 to 1980, Rüdiger Prill started his career in 1980 at the Philips corporation with a one-year trainee post in the Components (Valvo) area, and was subsequently active as sales engineer. In 1988, as head of sales (passive and discrete components) he assumed responsibility for field staff, the pricing and product strategies, the coordination of the wholesale business, as well as attending to the Philips factories in Germany.
In 1991, Rüdiger Prill joined Weidmüller as Head of Sales, Region North, and was responsible for the markets of machine building and plant engineering. His main tasks comprised building up the sales region as a profit center, assuming responsibility for in-house staff and field staff, sales and marketing strategies, the wholesale concept, as well as the restructuring of and in-house office staff and field staff at Weidmüller Deutschland.
As of 1995, Rüdiger Prill headed marketing and sales at ABB Stotz – Kontakt, before joining ABB Fläkt Produkte GmbH in the year 2000, where he held the position of sole managing director. With the sale of this company he switched to ABB Automotive Industry as Vice President/Head of Sales.
As of the year 2003, Rüdiger Prill was active as managing director at Gewiss Deutschland (sale of products for building and industrial installations), a subsidiary of the Italian GEWISS Group.
Rüdiger Prill is 53 years old, married, and has two adult children.