Continental Corporation, headquartered in Hanover, Germany, recently named Philip Nelles as CEO of its ContiTech business area.
In his new role, Nelles stands committed to driving the unit’s ongoing transformation as a provider of innovative solutions for a highly industrial clientele, the company said in a press release.
In the statement, Nelles said: “We consider it our corporate responsibility to develop cutting-edge materials and innovative technologies together with and for our diversified customers. Sustainability is equally an enormous chance and a key driver for innovations for new and completely changed future business models. This enables us to not only stay on top of the evolving needs of ever-changing markets, but also to do our part in fulfilling the societal responsibilities to which the entire company group stands committed. And the sum total of all of this is that we are steadily paving the way to future viability. Together with our global team, it’s a great pleasure for me to be pursuing these objectives.”
According to the press release, thanks to ContiTech’s extensive materials know-how and many years of experience in engineering products and systems based on high-performance plastics, rubber, metals, fabrics, and electronic components, ContiTech today ranks among the world’s leading solution providers for customers in a wide range of sectors, including agriculture, machine and plant engineering, mining, and the automotive industry. Among ContiTech’s top medium- and long-term priorities is the digitalization of its products and systems and the expansion of its business by means of dedicated services for various industries. Focus is particular on profitable growth fields.
“With our strategic focus on ‘Smart and Sustainable Solutions Beyond Rubber’, we have already set out on the right path. Now our sights are firmly set on achieving this goal to the fullest,” Nelles said in the statement.
For more information, visit www.continental.com/en-us.