PIA Group appoints Peter Richter COO

Published on Oct 17, 2022


Peter Richter will become the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the PIA Group as well as a member of the Group Executive Board as of October 17, 2022. 

In the newly created position, Peter Richter is responsible for our company's operative business and, in particular, for production and project management at our 12 networked company locations around the globe. The focus will be on further increasing process and production efficiency, driving international cooperation even more strongly and accelerating the implementation of customer requirements in the agile market environment. Peter Richter will be based in Germany, but will actively support all global locations of the PIA Group. 

Peter Richter brings more than 30 years of professional experience at Bosch, where he has worked in international leadership positions and managed various plants, including in the USA, Turkey, Sweden, Germany and Serbia. Most recently, he worked as an external consultant and has already supported PIA in an important project in the USA. 

"I am pleased to welcome Peter Richter to PIA and to strengthen our group of companies with his expertise in production and project management. With him, PIA gains a strong, future-oriented executive who is familiar with all crucial aspects for successful project execution in an international environment," says Thomas Ernst, Co-CEO. "The newly created position is of central importance for the implementation of our corporate strategy. It will improve our customer focus, further unlock the potential of collaborations and drive value creation through operational efficiency." 

Welcome to the team!