Pleuger Industries announces new Chief Commercial Officer Andreas Schulte in push towards renewables

27 June 2023, Hamburg, Germany: Pleuger Industries, the leading manufacturer of submersible underwater pumps and motors, today announces the appointment of Andreas Schulte as Chief Commercial Officer in a further push towards the renewable energy sector.

Andreas will take on a leading role in growing and expanding the business and has extensive expertise in the pump industry. He has worked for several highly-regarded companies in the sector, including KSB, Sulzer, SPX and Andritz, where he applied his in-depth knowledge and experience across manufacturing and equipment. 

During his time at KSB, Andreas gained extensive experience in international sales and successfully drove the company's expansion into new markets. At Sulzer, as Managing Director, he contributed significantly to the company's growth in the Middle East, demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities. Most recently, he was Managing Director and Head of the Pump Division at Andritz.

Andreas will join Pleuger, which specializes in flow control pumps, from the beginning of July and as CCO will take on a key role and be responsible for further developing and implementing global sales and commercial activities. His extensive experience, market knowledge, and strategic thinking will help achieve key business goals and deliver outstanding value to customers.

Anton Schneerson, CEO Pleuger Industries, said: “I am delighted to welcome Andreas Schulte to Pleuger. He will bring a wealth of experience from his many years in the industry at the world’s largest pump companies. His arrival is aligned with our global renewable strategy to reinforce our position in the market, and will strengthen our push deeper into the renewable energy sector”.

Michael Flacks, Chairman, CEO and Founder, Flacks Group, said: “Pleuger Industries continues to go from strength to strength. The product quality is among the highest in the industry, and we are excited to draw on Andreas’ experience to export our expertise across Europe, to the US, Middle East and beyond”.