Dr Attila Bilgic elected chairman of the VDI/VDE-GMA Executive Board

Dr Attila Bilgic, CTO KROHNE Group, has been elected as the new chairman of the VDI/VDE-GMA Executive Board for the period 2019-2022.

Over the past three years, the Executive Board worked intensely on internationalisation and cooperation with other bodies. For his term of office, Dr Bilgic intends to promote the necessary fundamental changes in structures and ways of thinking associated with digital transformation, in order to strengthen the role automation technology plays alongside IT and communications technology. The close cooperation between industry and universities will be one of the main supporting pillars in this endeavour.

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