Jungheinrich UK Ltd has announced the appointment of Jan Lorenz as its new Managing Director – effective from January 1st, 2014.
He replaces Hans-Herbert Schultz who, after seven years in the role, has taken over responsibility for Sales in North-West Europe and will be based in Germany.
Jan Lorenz has over 10 years of experience within the Jungheinrich Group. For the last six and a half years he has headed up the Group’s marketing and sales steering operation. Before this he worked for Jungheinrich in the United States, where he successfully developed a dealer network on the US-East coast and in eastern Canada and later became the Director of Direct Sales.
Jan Lorenz commented: "I am delighted to be joining Jungheinrich UK Ltd and look forward to taking up the challenge of building on Hans-Herbert’s excellent work and further strengthening our market position and profitability."