Third-generation Endress to lead family business
Change at the top of Endress+Hauser Ltd
The Managing Director of Endress+Hauser's UK sales centre, David Newell, has announced his retirement after serving the company for 30 years. He will be replaced by Steven Endress, the first third-generation member of the Endress family to take an operational role in the family business. Steven's father, Hans-Peter Endress, the former Managing Director and current Chairman of Endress+Hauser UK, will relinquish his duties as Chairman but remain on the Group’s Supervisory Board.
David Newell to step down
David Newell boasts 42 years' experience in the process automation industry. He will retire in September 2016, safe in the knowledge that he leaves Endress+Hauser as one of the leading suppliers for process instrumentation in the UK. After joining Endress+Hauser in 1986, David became Director of Sales in 1997 and then Director of Sales & Marketing in 2002. After being promoted to Deputy General Manager in 2010, he assumed responsibility for the entire operation two years later.
Third generation assumes responsibility
The new MD of Endress+Hauser Ltd will be Steven Endress, who is currently Director of Services. Prior to joining the company in 2012, he spent 10 years in the software development industry. His last position was Vice President of Sales at AppSense Inc in Munich, Germany. Married with two children, the 37-year-old is the eldest son of Chairman Hans-Peter Endress and grandson of the company founder, Georg H Endress.