Juergen Grimm Named New President of Heidelberg Americas, Following Harald Weimer PromotionMarch 12, 2014
"For the past three years, I have been privileged to work with a dedicated group of managers and employees at Heidelberg USA," Weimer said. "With their support, and that of our customers and partners, we have built a stronger, more diversified company that is well-positioned for the future. I have absolute confidence in Juergen’s ability to lead the sales and service activities in the U.S. market going forward. He has my unqualified endorsement."
Grimm also noted: "Harald has done a superlative job guiding the sales and service activities in the U.S. market. I look forward to working with the tireless and talented team at Heidelberg USA to sustain operational excellence, develop our long-term profit potential, and provide the world-class equipment and services our customers have come to expect."
Grimm, 44, began his career with Heidelberg in 1995, progressing from service projects to product and marketing management for the Speedmaster line (1996-1999), to head of marketing communications for Sheetfed and head of product management for Prinect and Peripheral systems (2000-2004). From 2004-2007, he served as head of sales and marketing for Heidelberg Postpress Deutschland GmbH, becoming a member of the board of directors of Heidelberg Graphic Equipment Shanghai in 2008. From 2007-2010 he served as head of product management for HDM before assuming responsibility for Heidelberg’s Sheetfed Business worldwide, the position he currently holds. Grimm received a Master of Business and Engineering (MBE) at Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany, in 1994.