MARKDORF, Germany — Michael Müller is the new Managing Director at J. Wagner GmbH and has also taken over the leadership of the Industrial Solutions division within the global WAGNER group of companies. Dr. Bruno Niemeyer, who has been fulfilling this function on an interim basis, will return to focusing on the leadership of the group as a whole, in his capacity as CEO of the WAGNER Group and Chairman of the Management Board of J. Wagner GmbH.

Müller has many years of experience in a wide range of management positions. He has worked in the fields of development, product management and international sales, among others. Over the last six years, he has led three companies in the Wittenstein Group. Most recently, he was Managing Director of Wittenstein alpha GmbH, a leading company in the mechanical and mechatronic drive technology sector.

"We are very happy that with Mr. Müller we have secured the services of a successful leader with in-depth knowledge in the fields of Industry 4.0 and digitalization," said Niemeyer. "With Mr. Müller's help, we will meet the future challenges facing our market and drive innovation in order to benefit our customers."

J. Wagner GmbH is one of the world's leading manufacturers of equipment and systems for surface finishing with powder and wet coatings, paint, and other liquid finishes.