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Andrea Kusemann new Head of HR at Kiekert

Andrea Kusemann takes over in charge of personnel for the world leader in locking systems

(PresseBox) (Heiligenhaus, ) Andrea Kusemann (48) took over worldwide responsibility for HR for Kiekert AG at its headquarters in Heiligenhaus, Germany in July 2012. She follows Diana Körner, who has left the company after five successful years. With Andrea Kusemann as Head of HR, Kiekert remains committed to its long-term corporate aim of expanding the proportion of women in management roles at the automotive supplier.

The appointment of Andrea Kusemann brings to the Kiekert team an HR specialist with experience on the international stage. With more than 15 years in the HR profession and lengthy stints with SAS Automotive Systems and Magna, she has extensive knowledge of the automotive supply industry.

The qualified lawyer began her career in 1996 at employer association Ruhr-Niederrhein. Prior to joining Kiekert, Andrea Kusemann was Vice President Personnel Development for Essen-based plant and equipment manufacturer Ferrostaal.

Kiekert AG

The Kiekert Group employs 4,000 people worldwide. Kiekert maintains development and production facilities in Germany, the Czech Republic, USA, Mexico and China. Dating back more than one hundred and fifty years, the company is the market and technology leader in side door latches for automobiles and the inventor of modern-day central locking. As a driver of innovation and producer of the most in-house developments, Kiekert has established itself as a solid and indispensible partner to vehicle manufacturers. To date, Kiekert AG has registered more than 850 patents.