Krailling, June 5, 2022

Konrad Auinger is our new COO – Excellence in Operations

Not just since the Covid pandemic and the war in Ukraine: Many companies are struggling to receive their much needed materials on time. That is why the successful management of complex supply chains is becoming more essential by the day.

In our companies in Krailling and Berlin we produce precise laser and automation systems for our customers. In order to keep working efficiently in the future, we have taken a supply chain expert on board. We are very happy to announce that on June 1, Konrad Auinger has joined our group as Chief Operating Officer and will be supporting our sustainable growth and the necessary scaling.

This is what Konrad Auinger will be bringing to PSG: 25 years of experience in purchasing and supply chain management in a national and international context. The last four years he was responsible for purchasing, logistics, operation planning and parts production as PIA Automation’s Vice President Group Supply Chain Management. The 50-year-old previously worked for, built up and reorganized companies such as Siemens, Osram, Bosch, Brose and Terex Cranes Supply Chains. With his immense know how, his many years of experience and his passion, Konrad Auinger will be leveling up our operation divisions in all of our companies.

Successful supply chains: With the right people on board

It is very important to Konrad Auinger to take all the people who are involved in the companies and its supply chains along for the ride. His extensive intercultural experience working with people in Asia, North America as well as South, East and Central Europe and his great network of business partners and suppliers help him here.

“I am looking forward to a new challenge which this dynamic, innovative and quickly growing group is offering me. Apart from the operating numbers, my top priority is the people. PSG has innovative products, is well-positioned in the market. The companies within the group have a lot of experience and expertise. Apart from mastering the supply situation, we have to further develop our teams so that they are ready for future demands.

“My task is to develop a world-wide supply network with our affiliates and suppliers in order to use all the group’s potential optimally.”

Eckhard Schäfer, PSG’s CEO emphasizes the strategic importance of the appointment: “With Konrad Auinger we were able to win a proven expert in supply chain management. With his experience and his team he will be further advancing our operational excellence and thus he will be laying a foundation for the whole group’s sustainable growth.

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Photonics Systems Holding GmbH
Pionierstraße 6
82152 Krailling

P +49 89 8105 9168-1000

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