On 01.09.2018, Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH appointed Dr.-Ing. Pietro de Michieli as its new Managing Director, to focus on equipment sales, spare parts, after sales service and Premas® 4.0, at the Aumund headquarters in Rheinberg/Germany.
Before joining Aumund, Pietro de Michieli was Managing Director of OMG MGM Cranes (Bedeschi Group). Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer of Bedeschi S.p.A. and member of the board of directors responsible for the business unit bulk handling, marine logistics and mining and minerals, with a particular focus on sales, marketing, design, manufacturing, purchasing and project management.
Earlier in his career he was projects director with Endeco Engineering Design Construction S.p.A. and project manager at Danieli S.p.A., both of which gave him a solid foundation in turn-key industrial contracts and experience in the execution of steel mill, melt-shop and bulk material handling projects in various countries all over the world. The main foundations of his education were a doctorate in electro-mechanical engineering at the University of Padua, Italy, and specialised university courses on economics and business administration. These were supplemented by his participation in an intensive workshop at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, on issues around energy, the environment and international economics.
Since January 2018 de Michieli has been a member of the board of directors of PEMA (Port Equipment Manufacturers Association).