New MD for Jungheinrich

jungForklift truck specialist Jungheinrich UK has announced the appointment of Jan Lorenz (pictured) as its new managing director effective from January 1.

He replaces Hans-Herbert Schultz who, after seven years in the role, has taken over responsibility for sales in North-West Europe and will be based in Germany.

Jan Lorenz has over 10 years of experience within the Jungheinrich Group. For the last six and a half years he has headed up the Group’s marketing and sales steering operation. Before this he worked for Jungheinrich in the United States, where he successfully developed a dealer network on the US-East coast and in eastern Canada and later became the Director of Direct Sales.

“I am delighted to be joining Jungheinrich UK Ltd and look forward to taking up the challenge of building on Hans-Herbert’s excellent work and further strengthening our market position and profitability,” said Lorenz.

Copyright Ken Hurst 2013

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About Ken Hurst

Ken Hurst began his career as a journalist in London over 30 years ago, working on a range of publications before moving on to weekly newspaper production in the newly-independent Zambia of the 1970s. He returned to the UK where his work included spells on newspapers and magazines, before moving to head up Norwich Union’s corporate affairs division. In the 1990s he moved on to freelance, co-own and publish the B2B audio magazine Sound and front the BBC radio Yesterday’s Papers programme. There followed six years as Business Editor at Britain’s biggest selling regional daily newspaper, The Eastern Daily Press, where he led an award-winning team and for whom he still writes a weekly socio/political comment column. Subsequently, he was Group Editorial Director at CBM, responsible for its UK and US magazine output – including The Manufacturer magazine – research-driven industry reports and live events content. Currently he is Contributing Editor at Works Management magazine publisher Findlay Media and Chairman of the consumer publishing house TNT Multimedia Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the British Association of Communicators in Business.
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