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Valeo Lübeck “gestigon - a Valeo brand” is taken over by new managing directors Frank Wippich and Dirk Strothmann

“We want to build world class sensing software technology that makes our life inside and around a vehicle fun, comfortable, efficient and safe.” claims Frank Wippich. With a 15+ years experience in the automotive sector, managing projects at OEMs and Tier Ones, he is the new chief executive at the Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems R&D site in Lübeck, Germany. Frank was already in the lead of the successfully implemented ISO 9001 standard at gestigon to integrate an automotive grade quality management system, so he knows the Lübeck site, its team, projects and company structures at heart.

He is accompanied by Dirk Strothmann, PG R&D and Product Marketing Director at Valeo: “With Frank we will work together to reinforce Lübecks position as a leading edge development center for computer vision worldwide. Our target is to bring great software and highly efficient tools to our OEM customers and other Valeo R&D sites.”

With the mindset of diversity, power of the team and open communication as strengths of “gestigon - a Valeo brand” the Lübeck site is able to tackle the most complex challenges in the field of perception technology, data creation and management.

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