Germany – As general manager, Philip Nelles will replace Konrad Müller, who is now head of the Air Spring Systems division, and report to Hans-Jürgen Duensing, ContiTech CEO. Nelles moves from his most recent role leading the Automotive Original Equipment segment.

Nelles began his career at ContiTech Fluid Technology, completing a trainee programme and working for five years at Wackersdorf, Germany, initially as an engineer and later the plant manager. In 2006, he took over the management of the ContiTech Fluid Automotive Hungaria Kft plant in Vác, becoming general manager of the company 18 months later. He transferred to the Power Transmission Group in 2010.

The Power Transmission Group is part of ContiTech, a division of Continental Corporation.