Is appointed Director Quality Management, Health & Safety and Environment
Effective from May 1, Christian Herten was transferred within GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft to GEA Refrigeration Technologies, where he will assume responsibility as Director Quality Management, Health & Safety and Environment. GEA revealed this in an announcement and added that he had been working for the GEA Group for over 10 years in the HVAC area, where he was in charge of Product Management of the former Air Treatment Division, and of Business Development in the Air Treatment Business Unit of the segment, GEA Heat Exchangers.
According to GEA, Herten will continue his work as First Vice President of Eurovent, the European umbrella association for the HVAC industry. At Eurovent, he represents German VDMA association (Air Handling Technology). Together with VDMA (the German Engineering Association), Herten has reportedly made significant contributions within the European EuP-/ErP Programme for Climate Protection Policy towards achieving essential collaboration among the associations Eurovent, ASERCOM, and EPEE.
As First Vice President, Christian Herten is, in accordance with the associations’ statutes, the designated President of Eurovent for the next election period in 2013-2014, GEA explained, and added that he would continue to concentrate intensively on promotion of the interests of the HVAC and refrigeration industry in matters concerning EU energy efficiency legislation.