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The Board of Directors of the forteq Group has appointed Lucie Toscani as the new CEO with effect from 1 August 2022. Aged 52, she holds a Master's degree in Finance from the European Business School in Paris and has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. After assuming a number of global management functions, Ms Toscani – who is a dual French and Italian national – held the CEO position at the German automotive supplier Veritas AG and at DODUCO GmbH.
“With Lucie Toscani, we could win a proven automotive specialist with a remarkable track record and excellent leadership qualities”, says Anton Affentranger, Chairman of the forteq Group’s Board of Directors. “We are delighted to have Ms Toscani on board to drive our strategy forward in a challenging global environment and to help us shape the automotive industry’s technological transformation.”
CFO Andreas Moser will continue as acting CEO until Lucie Toscani takes up her new position. Since the beginning of 2022 the previous CEO, Rune Bakke, has focused on managing the global sales and engineering organization and on the continued development of forteq Czech. He remains a member of Group Management.
Brief profile of the forteq Group
The forteq Group is a global supplier of highly complex components and assemblies for the automotive industry. Leveraging more than 50 years of experience and using the latest technologies, one-stop provider forteq develops, produces and sells components and assemblies. forteq uses its substantial engineering expertise and innovative solutions striving to be an active player in the transformation of the automotive industry. Headquartered in Nidau (Canton Bern), the Swiss company has sales, engineering and production operations in Europe, the US and China. The forteq Group has around 700 employees in total.
forteq Management AG, Andreas Moser, acting CEO / CFO forteq Group
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