Swisslog appoints Karl Puehringer Head Healthcare Solutions division
21 October 2011 – Karl Puehringer takes over the position of Head Healthcare Solutions
division as of 1 January 2012. In this capacity he will be a member of Swisslog’s Executive Committee.
The division was led by CEO Remo Brunschwiler on an interim basis since April 2010.
Besides two years as manager with the management consultancy A.T. Kearney in Germany, Karl Puehringer (46) has been working in different management positions for international industrial groups, lastly as CEO of Baldwin Technology Company in the USA. Puehringer has many years of leadership experience at executive level and deep knowledge in the process automation industry. His professional career has taken him to Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the USA, allowing him to get familiar with various business cultures.
Swisslog’s Healthcare Solutions division is the leading supplier of logistics automation solutions for healthcare facilities. Swisslog has installed automated materials transport and medication management systems in more than 3 000 hospitals around the world.
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Swisslog Holding AG
Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. Its comprehensive services portfolio ranges from building complex warehouses and distribution centers to implementing Swisslog's own software and technology to intra-company logistics solutions for hospitals.
Swisslog’s solutions optimize customers’ production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise that customers in more than 50 countries around the world rely on.
Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2 000 staff in 20 countries worldwide. The group’s parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S).
Swisslog refers to an order as a “major order” if its financial volume exceeds the threshold of MCHF 20.
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