PE appoints new MD

Ralf Maurer will join the management of PE Automotive GmbH & Co KG as managing director and take over chairmanship from 1 March 2018.

The move sees the business take a further step in enabling the market-oriented expansion of the company for the coming years.

PE Automotive, as member of the international BPW Group, has been able to significantly expand its product portfolio in the last two years to over 18,000 items.

Christian Freitag, managing partner of PE Automotive, said, ‘We want to continue our growth over the next few years and, in particular, advance the expansion of our product range in order to offer our customers the fullest possible range.’

Furthermore, Ralf Maurer will become managing director of the BPW Aftermarket Group Deutschland GmbH and contribute his expertise in the areas of trade and automotive aftermarket to the strategic development of the BPW Aftermarket Group.

PE Automotive, based in Wuppertal, Germany is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of spare- and wear parts for commercial vehicles.