Philipp Unterhalt appointed Managing Director of the HAHN Group and Interim CEO of Rethink Robotics GmbH
Following the recent years‘ success and ensuring long-term profitable growth, Philipp Unterhalt strengthens the HAHN Group management by the side of Thomas Hähn and Klaus Siegmund. He will be responsible for the division Process Technologies and in particular he will focus on the development of digital services. In addition, he will establish the department of corporate development for the HAHN Group in order to manage future acquisitions within the group. Philipp Unterhalt has worked as Interim CEO at Rethink Robotics GmbH since November 2018, one of the companies in HAHN Group’s Robotics division. HAHN Group acquired the assets from the US robotics pioneer Rethink Robotics, Inc. in October 2018 and thereby considerably strengthened it´s market position for automation and robotic applications. Rethink Robotics GmbH combines the world-leading software platform from the USA with German engineering expertise and many years of experience. Mr. Unterhalt is initially responsible for the establishment of the corporation until he will fully attend to his role as Managing Director of the HAHN Group in the near future. Philipp Unterhalt has gathered experience in the fields of Corporate Development, Strategy, Organization and M&A through his various positions in national and international companies. His most recent responsibility was the development of the segment Automation and parts of the segment “Consulting Engineers” at the RAG-Stiftung Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (RSBG) as Head of Corporate Development. During his time in this function, he has overseen 15 corporate acquisitions, including every single transaction of the HAHN Group. Mr. Unterhalt is an economist and looks back on functions at BearingPoint and CSC. “I have worked closely and very successfully with Philipp since our partnership with RSBG began in 2014. We developed the concept for the HAHN Group together and I am delighted that he took on the new challenge of supporting the HAHN Group’s management.” said Thomas Hähn, CEO HAHN Group and founder of HAHN Automation.
About HAHN Group
The HAHN Group consists of a network of specialized companies for industrial automation and robot solutions. With its own production sites in China, Czech Republic, Croatia, Germany, Great Britain, India, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, and the USA, the group currently employs approx. 1,200 staff at 19 locations. Well-known customers from the automotive, consumer goods, electronics, and medical technology industries benefit from the HAHN Group’s 30 years of expertise and automation know-how.
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