03. November 2008

Dirk Picklaps becomes the new Central Division Head of Purchasing at HARTING KGaA

Dirk Picklaps took over as Central Division Head of Purchasing at HARTING KGaA on November 1, 2008.

Mr. Picklaps completed his training in industrial business management in 1990 with the company Gebr. Isringhausen GmbH & Co. KG in Lemgo, where he was then employed as a purchaser. In 1994, he accepted a position as a purchaser with CLAAS KGaA in Harsewinkel. Within this group company, he became Head of Purchasing for CLAAS Industrietechnik GmbH in Paderborn in 1997.

From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Picklaps was Head of Strategic Purchasing at Windmöller & Hölscher KG in Lengerich, where he was responsible for the coordination of all purchasing processes within the company.
In 2005, Windmöller & Hölscher set up a subsidiary company, Windmöller & Hölscher Prostejov s.r.o., in the Czech Republic. As Head of Purchasing and Logistics, Mr. Picklaps played a key role in setting up and successfully establishing this company. Mr. Picklaps is 42 years of age, married and has a daughter.