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, based in Krailling near Munich, is the world’s leading provider of integrated software solutions for engineering, manufacturing execution (MES), customized wire harness production and logistics. DiIT‘s competencies are bundled in the “4Wire Solutions” software suite, which is primarily used for the production of wire harnesses and wiring systems in the automotive industry and other industrial sectors. By digitalizing the value chains, the company‘s innovative software optimizes and controls complex development, manufacturing and logistics processes and supports quality assurance and traceability. DiIT was founded in 1990 and has subsidiaries in Berlin (Germany) and Arad (Romania). DiIT is also represented in the key markets Mexico and China. The company offers a comprehensive services package to both large and small customers which covers consulting, project management and customized implementation and training. The DiIT support line is available during 24 hours and 365 days. DiIT is a wholly-owned, independently managed company of the Schleuniger Group. Schleuniger is a globally active technology company and a leading solution supplier in the wire processing industry.
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