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People News: Brace of Recaro C-Suite appointments

photo_camera René Dankwerth

Seat manufacturer Recaro has appointed to executives to senior roles for both the Holding and Seating divisions.

René Dankwerth joins the Holding Executive Board as Chief Business Development Officer, while Roland Grimm joins the RECARO Aircraft Seating Executive Board as EVP Supply Chain & Sustainability.

René Dankwerth
Mr. Dankwerth is no stranger to the company, having spent 17 years in various key positions, including Director of Quality, Director of Purchasing, EVP of R&D, and General Manager at the Aircraft Seating facility in the United States. Dankwerth’s responsibilities will extend to overseeing Growag and AAT Composites, as well as Licensing & Merchandising.

Taking up the position of EVP Supply Chain & Sustainability. Grimm’s tenure with the company began more than a decade ago as a Product Manager. He has since climbed the ranks, serving in roles such as Head of Sales, Head of Spares & Supply Chain, Operations Executive at AAT Composites, and most recently, Director Supply Chain & Sustainability. In addition to the supply chain responsibilities, Grimm will also oversee the Aircraft Seating facility in Poland.


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