Germany: Pietro de Michieli has been appointed as the managing director of Aumund. He assumed the role at the start of September 2018 and will focus on equipment sales, spare parts and after sales service.
Previously, de Michieli was the managing director of OMG MGM Cranes, part of Bedeschi Group. Prior to that he was chief operating officer of Bedeschi and a member of the board of directors responsible for the business unit bulk handling, marine logistics and mining and minerals, with a particular focus on sales, marketing, design, manufacturing, purchasing and project management.
Earlier in his career he was projects director with Endeco Engineering Design Construction and project manager at Danieli. He holds a doctorate in electro-mechanical engineering from the University of Padua, Italy.
Since January 2018 de Michieli has been a member of the board of directors of PEMA (Port Equipment Manufacturers Association), a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors. He will support a bid for membership of PEMA by the Aumund group of companies.