Steffen Bersch, CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, was elected as the new Chairman of the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association, which has over 240 member companies, on February 01, 2022. He succeeds Gordon Riske, former CEO of KION Group AG.
“I would like to thank my colleagues for the trust they have placed in me,” says Steffen Bersch. “The focus of my work in the association will be to continue to drive forward the future topics of digitalization, connectivity and automation within the industry.”
As Chairman, Steffen Bersch will represent the interests of German and international companies from the areas of automated guided vehicles, industrial trucks, cranes, warehouse technology and continuous conveyors. He was previously a member of the Board of Management of the Warehouse Technology division.