The REMA TIP TOP AG Supervisory Board has, effective March 2016, expanded its Board of Directors from two to four reporting lines and has appointed Thorsten Wach (Fig. 1) and Udo Zimmer (Fig. 2) to the Board. Thorsten Wach will take up the function of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Udo Zimmer that of Financial Director. “This expansion of the Board of Directors reflects both the development of REMA TIP TOP as an all-round supplier of services and the strong global growth of recent years” notes Heinz Reiner Reiff, Member of the Board of STAHLGRUBER Otto Gruber AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of REMA TIP TOP AG.
Thorsten Wach joined REMA TIP TOP in 2006 as CEO of the Africa Cluster. He developed the regional organization to one of the leading suppliers of services in Africa through building up the service network in key African states and the acquisition of Dunlop Industrial Products. In 2014, he also took on management of the Asia-Pacific Cluster, increasing its profitability through the use of synergies and the introduction of best-practice models. The 49 year-old engineering graduate will, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, be responsible for the Sales, Marketing, Compliance and Corporate Development portfolios. Udo Zimmer will take up the newly-created post of Financial Director. He possesses a broad experience as CFO and in the worldwide acquisition and integration of companies. As Financial Director, the 53 year-old business administration graduate carries responsibility for the Finance, Investor Relations, Personal, IT and Internal Audit portfolios.