DiIT brings Michael Richter on board as Technical Director
Krailling, July 19, 2017 – DiIT AG expands team and takes on Michael Richter as new Technical Director.
45-year-old Michael Richter is now the Technical Director at DiIT AG, the provider of integrated software systems for cable processing and the production of wire harnesses. The graduate computer scientist follows in the footsteps of Franziskus Timmermann, who leaves DiIT after 26 years of service.
As Technical Director, Richter will primarily be responsible for product development. Working with management, he will also be jointly responsible for the company strategy.
Richter started his career at Microsoft. After moving to Comsa, the leading provider of design software for the production of wire harnesses, he work as a Junior Software Engineer, then Software Engineer. Richter headed up product development at Comsa for 15 years, gaining in-depth knowledge of the industry in the process.
“Michael Richter is the perfect person to help take DiIT forward with his previous experience of software development for the wire harness industry”, says Bernd Jost, Managing Director of DiIT AG. “We are delighted that he is joining us. Given current developments in the production of wire harnesses, including autonomous driving, e-mobility and high-voltage electrical systems, we have to respond quickly to the challenges of markets and provide our customers with the right software solutions.”
DiIT AG, headquartered in Krailling near Munich, Germany, is the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) for the production of cable sets and wiring harnesses, for industries such as automotive. The company’s innovative software solutions optimize and control complex development, manufacturing, and logistics processes for international manufacturers and support quality assurance and traceability. DiIT was founded in 1990 and has subsidiaries in Mexico, Romania, and China. The company offers a comprehensive range of services, from consulting and project management right through to customer-specific implementation and training for both large and small customers. DiIT’s support line is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Further information: www.diit.de
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