Jörg Löffler, Ph.D., has been named chief executive officer (CEO) at TÜV SÜD subsidiary Fleet Logistics Group. He succeeds Rainer Laber. Löffler joins Fleet Logistics Group from Munich-based braking system specialists Knorr Bremse AG.
“As a recognised specialist in international business development who has outstanding experience in top executive positions, Dr. Jörg Löffler is the ideal appointment for this position,” said Patrick Fruth, CEO of the Auto Service Division at TÜV SÜD.
Fruth added that he is confident that Löffler will continue to guide the company on its successful expansion course. Since Fleet Logistics International was acquired by TÜV SÜD Auto Service GmbH in 2012, the fleet management provider has continuded to develop under the umbrella of the TÜV SÜD Group. The company now operates in 41 countries throughout the world and has more than 150,000 vehicles under management.
For Löffler, furthering internationalization and expanding business operations to include new services are at the top of his agenda. “I am greatly looking forward to tackling my new responsibilities. In addition to continuing the international expansion of our business, we will focus on deepening customer contacts, and ensuring that we achieve these goals as an international team,” he said.
Before moving to TÜV SÜD, Löffler was vice president corporate development at Knorr Bremse AG, with joint responsibility for international business development at the global technology player.
Other top management positions held by Löffler throughout his career include global vice president Product Group Efficiency Technologies at Webasto SE, where he established a business unit and harnessed the company’s strong growth to expand its international operations; director business automotive at Infineon Technologies AG; and Project Manager at Roland Berger & Partner GmbH.