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Messer Appointed CEO of Blackbird Robotersysteme

Photonics.com
Oct 2017
PUCCHEIM, Germany, Oct. 13, 2017 — Remote laser welding technology developer Blackbird Robotersysteme GmbH has appointed Karl Christian Messer as CEO and a member of the executive board.

 Management of Blackbird Robotersysteme - from left to right: Dr. Wolfgang Vogl, Chief Excecutive Officer (CEO) Dr. Ulrich Munzert, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Christel Rummel, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Karl Christian Messer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Courtesy of Blackbird Robotersysteme.
Management of Blackbird Robotersysteme - from left to right: Dr. Wolfgang Vogl, Chief Excecutive Officer (former CEO), Dr. Ulrich Munzert, Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Christel Rummel, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Karl Christian Messer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Courtesy of Blackbird Robotersysteme.

Co-founder and current CEO Wolfgang Vogl will exit the company at the end of the year to establish an industrial Internet of Things start-up.

In the course of his career, Messer has served at Kuka AG, PTR Präzisionstechnik and Linde AG in various sales management, production management and controlling capacities, as well as CEO at mid-size companies. He studied mechanical engineering at Munich Technical University and also has certifications as a technical business economist, safety engineer and a European welding engineer.

"Karl Christian Messer was a lucky find for us, not only due to his industry experience, welding expertise and precise knowledge of market challenges from both the customer's and system supplier's vantage points,” Vogl said. “He's also an internationally experienced pragmatist who's already been doing business intensively in North America, China and Korea. This is the ideal time point for transferring responsibility to ensure solid growth. I reflect back on exciting and successful years, particularly with Blackbird as a Scanlab family member, that exemplify fair and cooperative partnership, as well as sustainable growth."

Blackbird Robotersysteme develops control and software tools for laser welding technology.

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