Technymon GBT, a manufacturer of sliding bearing products, has announced the appointment of Bernd Fischer as Group CEO.
Fischer’s leadership responsibilities will include the oversight of business development and operations for Technymon Technology U.S.A. Inc., MBC Composite Bearings Mfg. Inc., Global Bearings Technologies Italy, Technymon Gleitlager Germany,Technymon Technology India and Technymon Technology Brazil.
He will also be tasked with elevating the company’s HIMON brand, both in its established oil and gas market as well as technology oriented non-standard industrial business catering.
Fischer is an experienced veteran in the metal polymer industry, with over 25 years of international experience in the segment. Most recently, his career has included GGB Bearing Technology (President), Oerlikon Balzers (CEO) and Castolin Eutectic (Executive VP Global Services).
Fischer will collaborate with Varun Sood and Jozef Jansen, the founders of UC Capital, which purchased the Technymon Group in 2017. Sood and Jansen will remain Directors of the Board and continue working on the company’s strategic direction and decisions.
“With Bernd at the helm of the Technymon Group we are integrating an industry expert with a thorough understanding of the global metal polymer bearing market, its technology and respective applications, said Sood. “We see this leadership as an integral step in elevating our business, competitiveness and market penetration.”
Fischer will concentrate on expanding Technymon’s market share of self-lubricated, pre-lubricated and polymer bearing products among the company’s key verticals, including automotive, oil/gas, hydraulics, industrials, mining/construction, agriculture and renewable energy.
“Technymon has been building a new foundation, from new ownership, new personnel and now, with the addition of Bernd Fischer, a new CEO,” said Jansen. “Coupled with our experienced employees and a dedication to the quality that Technymon products are known for, we are poised for significant growth.”