Bastian Deck, the New General Manager of the Business Unit Hirschmann Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) Since April 1, 2013
(NL/8571227486) April 2013 On April 1, Bastian Deck took over as General Manager from Johannes Pfeffer, who had led Hirschmann MCS since November 2009. Pfeffer has assumed a more senior position within the business unit Industrial IT Solutions of the Belden Group.
After completing a Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur degree (equivalent to a masters degree in engineering management) in 2002, Bastian Deck first worked as senior consultant and manager at two management consultancies. After serving as the COO at a financial services provider, in late 2010 he joined Hirschmann as its Director of Finance & IT. Consequently, the new general manager is already intimately acquainted with the companys business processes. Deck is looking forward to his new challenges and has clear ideas of what customers are likely to expect of Hirschmann MCS in the years ahead: More product innovations, a consistently high standard of quality, and above all an even more energetic focus on meeting our customers and partners needs and expectations.
Hirschmann Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) is a business unit of Hirschmann Automation
and Control GmbH, a company of the U.S.-based Belden Inc. Group.
Hirschmann MCS is the world market leader in safe load indication systems for telescopic and
lattice-boom cranes and the system provider of innovative mobile automation platforms for all
applications involving rough environmental conditions. The company is setting new standards in
meeting safety requirements and in the product categories of sensors, controllers, consoles, and
software for mobile machines and applications across all industries.
Hirschmann MCS produces and sells product and system solutions for manufacturers of mobile
machines and equpiment. It has 130 employees in Ettlingen, Germany and another 20 in
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (in the United States), and 300 staff work at a joint venture in
Xuzhou, China and a sales office in Shanghai.
For more information, please contact:
Mobile Machine Control Solutions
Phone: 49 (0) 7243 709-3131
Mobile: 49 (0) 172 7217972
Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH – Hirschmann Mobile Machine Control Solutions
Hertzstraße 32 – 34
49 (0)7243 709-3131