A much-valued expert and well known on the market, Bernhard Sommer took over the top management position at SimonsVoss Technologies. This 49-year-old engineer and business graduate successfully managed Somfy GmbH over the last few years and is strongly identified with the success story of this world market leader in drive and control solutions for access, roller shutters and solar protection systems.
"I got to know SimonsVoss as a thriving, leading company in a dynamic market. Thanks to its innovative product portfolio and a highly motivated team of employees, I can see further opportunities for growth in Germany and on the international market.
Our common goal is to further develop SimonsVoss as a company through consistent expansion of our partnerships with value added resellers and sustained stimulation of the market for electronic lock systems. I see strategic technology leadership and intensification of our marketing activities as key components in our future operations. I am looking forward to this new task," states Sommer.
About SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH:
SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH is a dynamic, high-tech company with its headquarters in Unterföhring, Bavaria, and its production and logistics centre in Petersberg, eastern Germany. Since the market launch of its Digital Locking and Access Control System 3060 in 1998, the company has remodelled its locking technology, which had previously focused on mechanical systems. It is now regarded as a European market and technology leader for battery-operated electronic locking and access control systems.