Dr. Peter Hofmann joins the Management Team of Christian Koenen GmbH, KOENEN GmbH and Christian Koenen Kft.
He is a physical chemistry graduate with a PhD from the Institute for Material Chemistry of the Technical University of Vienna (nanomaterials, surface structure analysis and physical/chemical properties). On completion of his course of studies, he started his career at MKS Instruments Deutschland GmbH, part of MKS Instruments, Inc. USA, a North American high-tech company that specialises in semiconductor, solar, LED and thin film technology. There he spent many successful years as Managing Director and Sales Director. Dr. Peter Hofmann was solely responsible for all business divisions in continental Europe and reported directly to corporation headquarters in the USA. His core activities also included local production, product developments, the service business and the further, intensified development of the business segment (sales growth, efficiency increases, entry into new, industrial markets).
“In Dr. Peter Hofmann we have gained an extremely experienced, broad-based and technically versed Managing Director.” says Christian Koenen. His particular suitability is evident from his consistent track record, twenty years of employment in an international technology company and management of an average of one hundred, manly long-serving employees. He is especially noted for his open demeanour, professional competence, strong commitment, determination, solution-oriented approach, team spirit and pleasure in dealing with people and technology.
“The matter that is very close to my heart and which Christian Koenen GmbH, KOENEN GmbH and Christian Koenen Kft. stand for around the globe, is innovation. Innovation not only means developing new products, it also pertains to processes, methods and approaches in all areas of the business,” says Peter Hofmann. “I would like to play my part in Christian Koenen GmbH, KOENEN GmbH and Christian Koenen Kft. continuing on their successful path in the future.”