Synova, the laser microjet technology supplier, has announced that Dr Stephan Mohren will replace Dr. Bernold Richerzhagen as the company’s CEO, effective April 1, 2012.
Before joining Synova, Mohren ran se2quel Management GmbH, his own consultancy services company. Mohren has also previously served as CEO and president of Steag HamaTech AG as well as serving as an executive on the boards of Nawotech GmbH and Steag Industrie AG. His experience also includes venture and investment advisory roles. Mohren has an MBA from the University of St Gallen and a Business Administration PhD from the University of Saarbrücken.
Richerzhagen has been the CEO at Synova since founding the company in 1997 and will continue to be part of its strategy and technology department as president of the board. He commented, “I appreciate the opportunity to withdraw from my consuming operational role which I held since the foundation of the company some 15 years ago.”