Thomas Plocher is the new "Director Global Technology Development" at Bizerba

From 01 October 2011, Thomas Plocher will be employed as the "Director Global Technology Development" at Bizerba

Online PR News – 11-October-2011 – – Balingen, 30th September 2011 -– From 01 October 2011, Thomas Plocher will be employed as the "Director Global Technology Development" at Bizerba.

Bizerba has established the new executive department "Global Technology Development", with effect from 01.10.2011, in order to standardise technical procedures and processes in a global environment. Thomas Plocher will be "Director Global Technology Development".

"We introduced the department to optimise technical processes at Bizerba in such a way as to take advantage of synergy effects, to be able to reduce production and development costs and, above all, to further expand our role as a systems supplier," said Andreas Kraut, chairman of the management board. "We warmly welcome Mr Plocher into his new role and wish him much success in carrying out his future responsibilities."

Thomas Plocher studied electrical engineering from 1988 to 1993 at the Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences. The 44-year-old wrote his thesis whilst working at Bizerba and then worked on the development of test devices and industrial scales. From 1996 to 2000 he was employed at the technology company Memminger-Iro where he worked on the development of hardware and software and from 2000 to 2002 he was technical manager at Kundisch. In 2002, Plocher came back to BAG Bizerba Automotive, a subsidiary company of the Bizerba Group, where he became Vice President Operations in 2006 and then managing director in 2010.

About Bizerba

Bizerba is a leading, worldwide-operating Solutions-provider offering professional system solutions in scale, label, information and food service technologies, in the retail, food industry, producing and logistic segments. Sector-specific hardware and software, high-performance network-compatible management systems as well as a wide selection of labels, consumables and business services ensure transparent control of integrated business processes and high-level availability of Bizerba-specific performance features.

Worldwide, Bizerba is present in over 120 countries – with 41 shareholdings in 23 countries, as well as 54 country distributors. The company’s headquarters, with a staff of 3,000, is located in Balingen, Germany. Further manufacturing facilities are located in Meßkirch, Bochum, Vienna (Austria), Pfäffikon (Switzerland), Milan (Italy), Shanghai (China), Forest Hill (USA) and San Luis Potosi (Mexico).

For enquiries, please contact:

Bizerba GmbH & Co. KG
Claudia Gross
Director Global Marketing and Communication
Wilhelm-Kraut-Straße 65
D-72336 Balingen
Telephone +49 7433 12-33 00
Fax +49 7433 12-5 33 00

Constancia Consulting
Patrick Schroeder
Coburger Straße 3
53113 Bonn
Telefon +49 228 620 43 84
Telefax +49 228 620 44 75