Jörg Herwig joins general management of GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel

The experienced shipyard manager Jörg Herwig joins the general management of German Naval Yards Kiel GmbH, Kiel. This was announced by the Privinvest Group, to which the Schleswig-Holstein-based shipbuilding company belongs, on February 2nd. Besides Holger Kahl, Herwig will be responsible in particular for the naval business at German Naval Yards Kiel. He will assume his position on April 16th, 2018.

Dieter Rottsieper, who recently joined the group as Chief Operating Officer (COO), is delighted that with Herwig they were able to win a highly experienced manager of marine projects. “Jörg Herwig stands for growth in the German and international marine market and is also a guarantor for the professional execution of major projects", commented Mr Rottsieper.

Privinvest intends to further strengthen the Kiel-based company to enable sustainable growth in Schleswig-Holstein and serve customers and markets with cutting-edge technology "made in Kiel".

Jörg Herwig was born in Kiel in 1967. After 24 years in various management positions at ThyssenKrupp – both in submarine construction and recently in surface shipbuilding – he is now returning to his hometown.

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