On 31st of January 2010 an era ended: Gerd Weintz, head of technical management left WICONA after more than 37 years.
At Hydro Building Systems GmbH on 31st of January 2010 an era ended: Gerd Weintz, head of technical management left WICONA after more than 37 years and moved to retirement. His successor is Richard Weiß, former head of presales department.
“With Gerd Weintz we are loosing an accredited expert, who is involved importantly in the success of WICONA,” so managing director Arnd Brinkmann, “Gerd Weintz, as a member of the management team of WICONA, has always seen without compromises the customers need in new developments and customers service as his first priority. With his profound technical knowledge he was at the same time a professional and an often demanded contact person for our market partners.”
Gerd Weintz is, amongst others, also responsible for the development of numerous aluminium profile series and the setup of the software WICTIP. On top of his activities in Ulm Gerd Weintz made his mark by his engagement for standards committees and technical boards for rule types. His intensive contacts to planners, the intensive collaboration with institutes and administrations have added significantly to establish Hydro Building Systems and WICONA as its leading brand.
The successor of Gerd Weintz is Richard Weiß (48), who is operating for more than 20 years successfully in the window, door and façades branch. After he could collect experiences for several years in leading positions in the sectors profile technics, profile logistics and sales, in 1999 Richard Weiß came to WICONA as head of sales office Bavaria. Since 2005 he was leading the presales departement Germany, who consults and supports architects, general contractors and façade planners.
In his new function as head of product management Richard Weiß is now responsible for the extension of the customers- and market-orientated product management, the development of the product scope and the software WICTIP. More duties are the documentation and accordingly the implementations around the whole WICONA delivery program.