New R&D lead team
Thomas Schlegel has well-founded know-how in hardware, electronics, production quality and project leadership. He has also held deputy head of R&D and quality management roles in the past. Roger Hilzinger has been leading the Loepfe software group over the past 3 years. He has been working for Loepfe for a total of 9 years and is well acquainted with the applications for the company’s products in the textile market.
The 2 appointments are made to replace Lorenzo Occhi who will leave the company after 13 years, 8 of which were spent as Head of R&D.