As of 1 January 2016, Bernd Jost assumes operational responsibility as the new COO (Chief Operating Officer) of DiIT AG, the leading software provider of manufacturing execution systems for the wiring harness production. In cooperation with Dr. Gerhard Schaub, CEO and Chairman of DiIT AG, Bernd Jost will from now on be responsible for the international operational activities of the company. Jost is heading sales, marketing and services with a strong focus on the promotion of further growth. As a graduate computer scientist, he has over 20 years of professional experience as an executive in the IT industry. Jost has moved from the ecommerce system vendor SPH AG in Stuttgart, where he was CEO. In his previous engagements, he held, among others, various management positions at Daimler´s subsidiary Debis and the French IT service provider Atos.

“We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Jost on board as an experienced IT expert,” says Dr. Gerhard Schaub, CEO and Chairman of DiIT AG. “With this personnel reinforcement, we can strategically focus even more strongly on the market situation and actively use the potential of Industry 4.0 for further growth.”

“With the strong expertise as a global leader in MES software solutions for the wiring harness industry DiIT offers a convincing overall concept with sustainable benefits for our customers and partners,” says Bernd Jost. “I look forward to working together and I am sure, that we will strengthen our existing potentials and continue to develop them further in the future.”