viastore SYSTEMS strengthens management team
Stefan Ott (59) is the new Vice President for storage and retrieval machines at the intralogistics expert viastore SYSTEMS in Stuttgart and will also take over the management of the production site in Bietigheim. The graduate engineer specializing in automation technology will be responsible for the development, design, production and assembly of the storage and retrieval machines. Ott was previously head of the storage and retrieval machine division at MIAS GmbH in Munich and managing director of MIAS Hungary Kft, MIAS' manufacturing plant in Hungary. "With Stefan Ott, we have gained a proven expert in this field for our team," says Philipp Hahn-Woernle, CEO of the viastore GROUP. "As a company we will benefit from his wealth of experience."
Stefan Ott, married and father of two children, started his career in an engineering office for automation and process technology after studying automation technology at Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences. After a stopover in software development at a textile machine manufacturer, he joined E&K Automation GmbH, the former Indumat, a manufacturer of driverless transport systems. Ott then moved to MIAS GmbH, where he held several management positions over the years. "As a respected international intralogistics provider, viastore has a great deal of expertise, which I will continue to expand with my own experience in the fields of storage and retrieval machines, conveyor technology and automated guided vehicle systems," explains Ott.