BDI Business Group Head Recommends Ulrich Grillo as Successor

The president of Germany’s BDI industrial employer association, Hans-Peter Keitel, recommended Ulrich Grillo as his successor when he steps down at the end of this year, the body said in a statement posted on its website.

Grillo, who has served as vice-president of the BDI since 2011, has been chief executive officer at the family-owned Grillo-Werke AG, a role he assumed following a spell working for Rheinmetall AG (RHM), according to the statement.

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