Germany: Ralf Dörner has retired as the managing director of Ventilatorenfabrik Oelde following a 50-year career with the company.
Following his apprenticeship as an industrial manager, Dörner took over a vacant position in the commercial administration division. Subsequently, he was given the job of assuring total data management integration within the company. In 1982 he was granted power of attorney and appointed commercial manager of the company. He became managing director in 2000.
Dörner handed over the Commercial Managing Director position to his successor, Nabil Abou Lebdi. The company will now be managed with Thomas Gandt, the Technical Managing Director.