Changes for Annette Wille and Carola Wolters
07. July 2010 Public Relations for GEA Refrigeration Technologies and GEA Air Treatment Services under new direction
Herne, Germany, 07 July 2010 — Annette Wille (42), earlier Director of the Public Relations and Marketing Department of GEA Air Treatment Services GmbH in Herne, transferred as of 1 April this year to Bochum, to GEA Refrigeration Technologies GmbH, the parent company of the GEA Segment ofthe same name. As Director of the Public Relations and Marketing Department, Ms. Wille will be responsible for the public relations and marketing activities of the entire GEA Refrigeration Technologies Segment, which is active throughout the world in industrial refrigeration technology.
Carola Wolters (30) has taken over her position at GEA Air Treatment Services. In her new position, Ms. Wolters manages the international public relations activities of the GEA Business Unit HVAC Systems, as well as the PR work for the German sales company GEA Happel Klimatechnik GmbH. HVAC Systems is one of eight Business Units of the GEA Heat Exchangers Segment.
In her new position, Carola Wolters continues with steady progress in her career. At the beginning of her studies she discovered her interest in marketing and changed from the faculty pharmacy to business administration, with emphasis on marketing and communications. After obtaining an MBA degree, she began in 2008 at GEA Group in Bochum as a trainee in the field of corporate and finance communication, and moved last summer to Herne, to GEA Air Treatment Services. There, under the supervision of Annette Wille, she was first responsible for the field of electronic media, and in May 2010 she became Director of the Public Relations and Marketing Department.
Annette Wille began her professional career at the fan manufacturing company Piller and, in parallel with her daily work, qualified with training as a state-certified Technician in Mechanical Engineering. In 1995 she moved to AEG (later Alstom) to the Department of Decentral Energy Generation, with focus on sales and marketing. After an inter-group transfer to Alstom Holding in 2000, she was responsible as Manager of Corporate Communications and Business Development for the marketing strategies of the company. In early 2004 she moved to GEA Group as Director of Marketing of the GEA Air Treatment Division (today, the HVAC Systems Segment). Since April of 2010 Annette Wille has worked for GEA Refrigeration Technologies GmbH, one of the world’s leading providers of industrial refrigeration technology, where she is in charge of global PR and marketing activities.
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