KraussMaffei Group UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin Albrecht as its new managing director. Albrecht replaces Mike Bate, who left the company on 18 September 2023. He will now be responsible for all three of KraussMaffei's technology divisions in the UK - extrusion, injection moulding and reaction process machinery.
Benjamin Albrecht has been at KraussMaffei for over seven years and held various positions. He played a key role in developing the company's service activities in Europe. Most recently, as Head of Area Management Western Service Europe / Africa, he was responsible for aftersales activities in both regions.
He is looking forward to taking on his tasks at the company, pledging to ‘master the challenges in a currently difficult market environment’. “Among other things, we will be expanding our service activities,” he said.
Markus Bauer, Vice President DSS EMEA, expressed his delight at successfully recruiting Benjamin Albrecht for this position. "He has been working closely with the UK team for a long time and knows the UK market well,” he said.
Bauer added: "I would like to thank Mike Bate for his commitment, his successful work for KraussMaffei Group UK and for the great collaboration. Over the past three decades, he has decisively driven the development of all three technologies in the UK. I wish him all the best in both his private and professional future."