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  • U.I. Lapp GmbH
  • Schulze-Delitzsch-Str. 25
  • 70565 Stuttgart
  • http://www.lappkabel.de
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Markus Müller
  • +49 (711) 7838-5170

Dr Ralf Zander, CFO and member of the board responsible for Finance at the Lapp Group

A CFO with experience in automotive engineering and plant manufacturing

(PresseBox) (Stuttgart, ) Dr Ralf Zander is the new member of the board responsible for Finance and Controlling at the Lapp Group. “Dr Zander has a wealth of international experience and understands how family companies think and act. He is an outstanding finance expert who will guide us through our continued growth course,” emphasised Andreas Lapp, Chairman of the board of Lapp Holding AG.

Dr Ralf Zander (44) was born in Stuttgart. He obtained his university degree in Business Administration and Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He then completed an MBA in General Management at Union College in Schenectady, New York and studied for his PhD while working at Roland Berger, a consultancy firm. He later joined Robert Bosch GmbH, where he was tasked with various assignments in logistics, controlling, strategy and merger & acquisitions. His most recent role was Head of Finance & Controlling at Eisenmann in Böblingen, Germany, where he was also responsible for international business.

“In financial terms, Lapp is a very respectable, innovative and highly dynamic company. It is a privilege to work for Lapp and to actively guide the company on its growth course in the digital age in my role as CFO,” said Dr Zander.

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U.I. Lapp GmbH

Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, the Lapp Group is a leading supplier of integrated solutions and branded products in the field of cable and connection technology. The Group's portfolio includes standard and highly flexible cables, industrial connectors and cable entry systems, customized system solutions, automation technology and robotics solutions for the intelligent factory of the future, as well as technical accessories. The Lapp Group's core market is in the industrial machinery and plant engineering sector. Other key markets are in the food industry as well as the energy and the mobility sector.

The Lapp Group has remained in continuous family ownership since it was founded in 1959. In the 2015/16 business year, it generated consolidated revenue of 901 million euros. Lapp currently employs approximately 3,440 people across the world, has 17 production sites and over 40 sales companies. It also works in cooperation with around 100 foreign representatives.