International Newsletter September 2016

New leadership structure of TÜV NORD AG


Dear all,

As of 1 January 2017 the Board of Management of TÜV NORD AG will consist of three persons: Dr Dirk Stenkamp (Chairman of the Board), Jürgen Himmelsbach (Finance) und Harald Reutter (Human Resources). This is the core of the new management structure for the TÜV NORD Group. The concept developed by the Board of Management was endorsed by the Supervisory Board of TÜV NORD AG in mid-September. In this edition of the International Newsletter, among many other topics, we introduce the new structure.

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The editorial team of the
International Newsletter



New Leadership Structure of TÜV NORD AG

As of 1 January 2017 the Board of Management of TÜV NORD AG will consist of three persons: Dr Dirk Stenkamp (Chairman of the Board), Jürgen Himmelsbach (Finance) und Harald Reutter (Human Resources).

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TÜV NORD Systems: Dr Ralf Jung to take over as CEO on 1 April 2017 – Rudolf Wieland to retire

On 1 April 2017, Dr Ralf Jung will take his place at the top of the management company in the Industrial Services business unit as CEO. Dr Jung, 57, is already General Manager of TÜV NORD Systems and TÜV NORD International. Dr Jung succeeds Rudolf Wieland (64), who will retire as of 31 March 2017 after 38 years in the Group.

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Silvio Konrad appointed General Manager for Strategic Sales & Energy in the Industrial Services business unit

Silvio Konrad joined the management team of TÜV NORD Systems. He will be working with Dr Ralf Jung, Rudolf Wieland and Ulf Theike to further develop the Industrial Services business unit.

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Customer-focused organisation: BOLD MOVE project progressing

The BOLD MOVE project is going according to plan. In a whole array of visits to international sites, Rudolf Wieland and Dr Ralf Jung, members of the Board of Management of the Industrial Services business unit, have offered a first-hand account of BOLD MOVE. Meanwhile, four of the five managers of the pilot OBS, which will be launched on 1 January 2017, have been selected and are already working as designated OBS Managers.

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Asia Pacific

Photovoltaic lab in Shanghai inaugurated

TÜV NORD China and CMNE (China Merchants New Energy Group) have now inaugurated their new 1,500-square-metre joint venture photovoltaic lab.

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TÜV NORD well-positioned as an expert partner in spent nuclear fuel storage development

TÜV NORD EnSys and TÜV NORD Korea joined forces to win a contract for a “Consulting Service for PWR Spent Fuel Storage Systems in Korea”. The services covered the review by scanning of the safety analysis reports for two new types of storage casks.

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TÜV NORD Mobilität signs MoU with Korean KOTSA

Dr Young-Tae Oh, President of the Korean Transport Safety Authority (KOTSA), and Chairman of the Board of Management of TÜV NORD Mobilität, Dr Robert Plank, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement concerns cooperation in the fields of safe and environmentally sound mobility.

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TÜV NORD CERT supporting extensive World Bank project in the Philippines

TÜV NORD CERT is this year testing a total of 120 pig farms in the Philippines in line with different environmental criteria. The client is the World Bank, whose aim it is to encourage climate-friendly farming practices in developing countries with the aid of a new climate protection instrument.

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Food lab of TÜV India develops successfully

TÜV India has received an award as a mark of appreciation from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) for its continuous support and the effectiveness of the food safety system, with no reported serious incidents of ill-health on account of food served at the company's cafeteria.

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MPCV project entering the second round

ALTER TECHNOLOGY has begun activities for the procurement of the second European Service Module (ESM) for the NASA Multipurpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) working in partnership with TESAT (Airbus subsidiary).

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TÜV HELLAS offers services in thermal power plants

In the context of its work in the field of thermal power plants, TÜV HELLAS has offered a number of services in some new projects.

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New developments in Global Competence Centre for Amusement Parks and Playground Equipment

With the appointment of Ralph Pesgens as head of the Global Competence Centre for Amusement Parks and Playground Equipment, the Competence Centre (CC) has been established with the aim of pooling services related to amusement rides, playground and sports equipment within TÜV NORD GROUP and functioning as one single virtual inspection body.

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Middle East

FAHSS/TÜV NORD wins QMIS contract (Quality Management Inspection Services) with Saudi Aramco

In August, FAHSS/TÜV NORD signed a new contract with the Saudi Arabian oil company Saudi Aramco (SA) for Quality Management Inspection Services (QMIS), replacing the old contract for General Inspection Services (GIS).

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The Americas

U.S. Bancorp Fund Services certified in accordance with ISO 29990

U.S. Bancorp Fund Services has become the first TÜV NORD customer in the US to be certified in accordance with ISO 29990. The subsidiary of U.S. Bank was awarded a certificate for the high-quality initial and further training for call centre agents provided by its “Transfer Agent Training Department”.

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