Date: 14 May 2019
Mr. Lother, a German national born in 1966, brings 26 years of industry experience to the position, primarily acquired in management roles at Permasteelisa. Mr. Lother joined the Group as an engineer in 1993, was promoted to CEO of Josef Gartner GmbH in 2002, and more recently served as Permasteelisa Group CEO for the Europe region. To his new role, he brings proven management skills, a deep understanding of our industry and an unparalleled knowledge of the Group’s values, history, processes and know-how.
As Group CEO, Klaus Lother will be in charge of developing and implementing a business plan aimed at strengthening Permasteelisa’s leadership and profitability. He will work with the management team and the full support of LIXIL to reinforce the positioning of the Group as a leader in the industry, able to realize the most iconic buildings in the world.
“I’m honored to have been appointed as new Permasteelisa Group CEO” said Klaus Lother “I’m confident that our expertise and know how will help us as a team to face the challenges ahead of us towards a successful and sustainable future for Permasteelisa Group”.
Permasteelisa is currently engaged in more than 100 running projects on four continents, among which is PNB 118 in Asia, which will be the third tallest building in the world, as well as the US headquarters of UBER and the European headquarters of Google.