HANOVER, Germany (July 7, 2016) — Continental A.G. has promoted Klaus Kreipe to vice president of its Commercial Vehicle Tires business unit, responsible for original equipment worldwide.
Mr. Kreipe succeeds Peter Matzke, who retired recently after almost 40 years working in different functions at Continental.
Mr. Kreipe has been working for Continental for 15 years, including a dozen working at the company's various foreign locations. Most recently, he was general manager of Eurofit Group, a Belgian joint venture co-founded by Continental for assembling and sequencing passenger car tires for OE clients.
He will be based at Conti's office in Hanover-Stöcken and report to Andreas Esser, executive vice president and head of the CV tire business unit.