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Company News, 2016-02-01, 10:02 AM

Change in top management of thyssenkrupp Elevator in France

Effective February 1, 2016, Emmanuel Altmayer assumes the position of CEO at thyssenkrupp Ascenseurs S.A.S.

Altmayer, who has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California (Berkeley), began his career in 1980 in a US research laboratory. After serving in various managerial positions within the Lyonnaise des Eaux Group, SDMO Industries (Meunier), and Danto Rogeat (Gaz de France), he joined the Schindler Group in 1999 and after just six years as Managing Director of Schindler France, he was appointed CEO of Schindler Asia Pacific. In 2008, Altmayer joined SEVES China as President and CEO, following which he founded Altos Consulting in April 2013, where he also served as a Managing Partner.

“Emmanuel Altmayer’s background in international business and his extensive experience in the elevator industry will contribute to the commercial and operative development of thyssenkrupp Elevator in France”, says Dr. Oliver Tietze, head of the elevator business of thyssenkrupp in Europe and Africa. “At the same time we want to express our sincere thanks to Benoît Dugenêt for taking over the CEO position on an interim basis.”

The board of directors of thyssenkrupp Ascenseurs is now composed of Emmanuel Altmayer - CEO, Benoît Dugenêt - CHRO, Vincent Le Goff - CFO, and Stéfan Savary - COO.

thyssenkrupp Ascenseurs is one of the leading elevator companies in France, specializing in elevators, escalators, moving walks and automatic doors. Its expertise ranges from residential buildings, hospitals, hotels, railway stations, subway stations, and airports, to office buildings and shopping centers. The company has more than 2,200 employees (as of 30.09.2015) and an extensive network of nearly 50 sites.

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