TDW and Bayern-Chemie appoint new managing directors
Ulrich Störchle has been appointed Managing Director of TDW GmbH, the appointment taking effect as of 15th February 2014.
He takes over from Helmut Hederer who has been appointed Managing Director of TAURUS Systems GmbH. Dr. Wolfgang Rieck, previously Head of RF-Systems & Data linking at MBDA Deutschland, is taking over from Ulrich Störchle as Managing Director of Bayern-Chemie GmbH as of 15th February 2014.
" Helmut Hederer leaves TDW as a company that is now the recognized European market leader in its field. With its state-of-the-art technologies and concepts such as scalable warheads, the company is now well positioned at all levels to face the challenges that lie ahead", said Thomas Homberg, Managing Director of MBDA Germany GmbH.
"With Ulrich Störchle, who has successfully managed the operating business of Bayern-Chemie since November 2008, we have a new, but experienced Managing Director. In his role as Head of RF systems and Data linking, Dr. Wolfgang Rieck made himself the obvious choice to succeed Ulrich Störchle at Bayern-Chemie. We are relying on him to build on the company’s strong position as a global technology leader for air breathing, solid propellant ramjet propulsion. This technology is used in the European six-nation METEOR programme, providing the missile with its unique capabilities."