WITTENSTEIN motion control management becomes international

Khoi Vu will strengthen the WITTENSTEIN motion control management team at the WITTENSTEIN Group’s US subsidiary in Bartlett / Illinois from August 1, 2021.

A mechanical engineer by profession, Vu can look back on nearly 40 years of experience in executive positions in the American market. He has already supported the strategic development of existing business units on several occasions in the past, mainly by tapping into new markets in the aerospace and defense industries. 

The enlarged management team at WITTENSTEIN motion control extends the WITTENSTEIN Group’s stated objective of “think global, act local” to include international management responsibility. In the future, the new “American-Danish tandem” will share functional and spatial responsibility for the WITTENSTEIN subsidiary as follows: 

Khoi Vu will be Head of WITTENSTEIN motion control in the US with management responsibility for engineering and research & development, among others. Kasper Rungfeldt, M.Sc., can look back on nearly 30 years of experience around the world in executive positions in the energy, defense, aerospace and maritime industries. He was appointed Managing Director of WITTENSTEIN motion control in 2018 with responsibility, for example, for sales and production. He is also manager for the German and British sites as well as for WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems (GB). 

Speaking with one voice Dr. Bertram Hoffmann, CEO of WITTENSTEIN SE, and Peter Riehle, President of WITTENSTEIN North America, commented: “Especially with an eye to our global markets, it’s vital that we distribute responsibility worldwide, to gain an even better understanding of our core industries and our global customers.”


Khoi Vu will take up duty as co-Managing Director of WITTENSTEIN motion control with effect from August 1, 2021