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Dr.-Ing. Lars Schnieder is appointed new member of the ESE executive board

Braunschweig, 02 January 2020

Dr.-Ing. habil. Lars Schnieder (39) joins the executive board of ESE Engineering und Software-Entwicklung GmbH with its approximately 320 employees based in Braunschweig and several locations throughout Germany as of January 1, 2020. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), he will continue to be responsible for the assessment activities of the Assessment Service Center as well as Business Development. The executive management team will thus again consist of three members: Klaus Janz (Chief Executive Officer), Clemens Seifert (Chief Financial Officer) and Dr. Lars Schnieder (COO).

Dr.-Ing. Lars Schnieder has already been working for ESE since 2016 as Head of Assessment Service Center. "We are very pleased that with Dr. Schnieder, we have been able to win an experienced manager from our own rows for this strategically important position and will thus be able to sustainably expand our management performance. In particular, his successful and dynamic development of ESE's business field for safety assessment in the automotive, industry and rail sectors has convinced us", Klaus Janz explains the decision of the managing directors and shareholders.

Before Dr.-Ing. Lars Schnieder joined ESE in 2016, he held various management positions at the German Aerospace Center and Siemens, among others. In addition, he is a recognised as an independent safety assessor for various regulatory authorities. Moreover, Dr.-Ing. Lars Schnieder has been teaching in the field of Transportation Systems Engineering at the TU Dresden since 2019.

"We wish Dr. Schnieder all the best for his new task and look forward to our further cooperation", says Klaus Janz. "With this change in management, we are continuing the development of ESE and ensuring that we will be setting standards for excellence in technology consulting and engineering services in the medium and long term," adds Clemens Seifert.