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New Managing Director appointed at AUMUND Fördertechnik

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World Fertilizer,

AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH appointed Dr.-Ing. Pietro de Michieli as its new Managing Director, to focus on equipment sales, spare parts, after sales service, and PREMAS® 4.0, at the AUMUND headquarters in Rheinberg, Germany.

de Michieli brings with him vast international experience in technology for handling different bulk materials. He has excellent know-how in capital equipment and complex engineered solutions in many key industries, such as fertilizer, cement, mining, steel, power, ports, and terminals. Throughout his career, Mr de Michieli has focussed his attention on proposing the optimum solutions for satisfying customer’s requirements.

Before joining AUMUND, de Michieli was Managing Director of OMG MGM Cranes (Bedeschi Group). Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer of Bedeschi S.p.A. and member of the board of directors responsible for the business unit bulk handling, marine logistics, and mining and minerals, with a particular focus on sales, marketing, design, manufacturing, purchasing, and project management.

Earlier in his career, he was Projects Director with ENDECO Engineering Design Construction S.p.A. and project manager at DANIELI S.p.A., both of which gave him a solid foundation in turn-key industrial contracts and experience in the execution of steel mill, melt-shop, and bulk material handling projects in various countries all over the world. The main foundations of his education were a doctorate in electro-mechanical engineering at the University of Padua, Italy, and specialised university courses on economics and business administration. These were supplemented by his participation in an intensive workshop at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, on issues around energy, the environment, and international economics.

Since January 2018, de Michieli has been a member of the board of directors of PEMA (Port Equipment Manufacturers Association), a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors, reflecting their critical role in terms of safety, security, and sustainability. He will support a bid for membership of PEMA by the AUMUND group of companies, on the merits of their wide range of conveying and storage solutions for bulk materials in ports and terminals. He has also written several papers in technical magazines on aspects of bulk materials handling technologies.

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