New CEO in Franke Group

Patrik Wohlhauser has been nominated as the new CEO of Franke Group and replaces Alexander Zschokke, after five years at the company's helm

Fifty-three years old Swiss Patrik Wohlhauser is at the centre of a recent change at the helm of  Franke Group and as of 19th March became CEO of the Swiss group.

A professional with consolidated experience, whose previous role was CEO of Wittur Holding GmbH, a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for lifts, preceded by 15 years of management experience at Evonik and Degussa.

Franke Wohlhauser replaces Alexander Zschokke, who remained at the company’s helm for over five years, reinforcing its organic growth and pursuing the objective of the global strategy One Franke.

“We thank Alexander Zschokke for his excellent work and we are delighted to welcome Patrik Wohlhauser” –  Michael Pieper, owner and CEO of the Artemis Group, to which the company belongs. “Today Franke is well positioned and we believe that under his guidance the company will be able to rapidly and successfully develop while also bolstering its profits”.