Heinz Bähr is new Managing Director of GERSYS

Kassel, Germany (3 November 2020). GERSYS has a new top manager: Heinz Bähr will be leading the rail technology manufacturer based in Wolfratshausen, Germany, starting 1 November 2020.

"We are very pleased that we have been able to recruit Heinz Bähr, a highly motivating and supportive leader for our Group company GERSYS," said General Manager Helge Förster, who is in charge of the HÜBNER’s Mobility business segment. "With his extensive technical and sales experience in the international context he will fit perfectly with our company."


The picture shows the new GERSYS Managing Director Heinz Bähr (center) together with HÜBNER owner Reinhard Hübner, HÜBNER Managing Director Helge Förster, Huschke Diekmann, responsible for the HÜBNER rail business and GERSYS founder Erwin Sterzer (from left). GERSYS has been part of the HÜBNER Group since 2019

GERSYS is a leading supplier of instrumentation for the cockpit of railway locomotives and other special-purpose rail vehicles. The company's portfolio includes vehicle computers as well as display and driver assistance systems. GERSYS has been part of the HÜBNER Group since 2019.

Bähr worked previously at the Aircraft Philipp Group, an owner-managed, medium-sized company in the aviation sector, where he was in charge of business development. Prior to this he held various executive positions at the SIEMENS company.

"Heinz Bähr brings wide-ranging experience from the technology sector," said Huschke Diekmann, who is in charge of the Rail segment in the HÜBNER Group and has been serving as acting Managing Director for GERSYS in the preceding months. “Together with him we will continue to expand our technological capabilities and extend our range of products and services in the area of rail vehicles."

Heinz Bähr thanked HÜBNER for the trust placed in him and added: "GERSYS stands for outstanding reliability, durability and personal communication with customers – values that I can identify with completely. I am definitely looking forward to strengthening and advancing this very promising company together with my new colleagues."



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GERSYS is a leading supplier of instrumentation for the cockpit of railway locomotives and other special vehicles. The GERSYS product range includes vehicle computers, display systems and driver assistance systems that are based on the railway standards EN50155 and EN45545. These systems are known for their high quality and long product life cycles. Founded in 2001, the company last year had revenues of over ten million euros, much of which was earned outside of Germany.