Joe Doering strengthens Kathrein's Executive Board

Rosenheim, 8th January 2015 - Kathrein, leading international specialist for reliable, high-quality communication technologies, is reinforcing their board of directors on 1st March 2015. Joe Doering will be switching from Swisslog Holding AG to the Rosenheim based family-owned company where he will be in charge of Sales and Marketing. One of his most important tasks will involve setting up the company's new international sales structure.

Thanks to the new organisation, Kathrein is going to intensify the contact to customers and address the regional market demands even better. "We are thrilled to have gained a professional as extraordinarily experienced and skilled as Joe Doering", stated Anton Kathrein, CEO of the Kathrein Group. "His extensive knowledge will optimally enhance the skills of our executive board. Our leadership team is now complete". The members of the board will continue to share responsibility for sales and marketing issues until Mr. Doering starts on March 1st.

Joe Doering (44) has a wealth of experience in the fields of communications technology, sales and marketing. During a period of ten years, the graduate engineer held various high-profile positions at the Siemens AG. He functioned as Head of Strategy at Siemens Communications as well as Head of Central Sales at the Siemens land-line unit ICN. At Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), he was in charge of promoting business in regional markets. Mr. Doering's last position was on the board of directors at Swisslog AG, being responsible for Warehouse & Distribution Solutions.

"I am really looking forward to taking on interesting new tasks at Kathrein", said Mr. Doering. "Joining a leading international specialist for communication technology is an exciting challenge. I hope to add my personal experience so that Kathrein can continue to write their success story, expand their presence in international markets and remain the first choice for customers as a renowned, highly-qualified solution and system provider."

About Kathrein

Kathrein is a leading international specialist for reliable, high-quality communication technologies. They are an innovation and technology leader in today's connected world. Their products and solutions enable people all over the world to communicate, access information and use media, whether at home, at the office or on the road. From mobile communications, signal processing systems and optimised data transmission in buildings, to fibre optic and cable networks and satellite reception technology, to radio and TV transmission and data reception in cars. As a hidden champion and family-owned enterprise, we have been working on the technologies of tomorrow since 1919. We take pride in our dedicated employees and our passion for customers and quality. You will find more information about Kathrein on www.kathrein.com.