Heckler & Koch: To Continue the Course of Success with a new Leadership

29.01.2018
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29.01.2018. Dr.-Ing. Jens Bodo Koch, currently Spokesman for the Management Board of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH based in Bremen, will in future lead the business of the world’s leading small arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch.

29.01.2018. Dr.-Ing. Jens Bodo Koch, currently Spokesman for the Management Board of ATLAS

ELEKTRONIK GmbH based in Bremen, will in future lead the business of the world’s leading small arms

manufacturer Heckler & Koch.

Dr. Koch (45), who has extensive industrial and sector-specific experience, will take over the leadership as

Chairman of the Management Board of the Heckler & Koch Group effective May 1, 2018.

‘I am very happy to have met Dr. Koch as a person of outstanding technical and human ability who will

sustainably drive the company’s innovative and profitable growth course. With Bodo Koch’s many years of

experience as a top manager in hi-tech environments and the defense industry as well as his change

management expertise and team ability, he will be the CEO of H&K AG and CEO of Heckler & Koch GmbH,

complementing our executive board and shaping the future of Heckler & Koch Group proactively and

sustainably positive’, said Dieter John, chairman of the supervisory board of H&K AG and Heckler & Koch

GmbH.

‘I am really looking forward to become part of the Heckler & Koch success story and to continue it with all

H&K-employees, my board and managing director colleague Wolfgang Hesse and the supervisory board’,

said Dr. Koch.

About Heckler & Koch

Heckler & Koch is one of the world's leading manufacturers of small arms with firmly established roots in Germany. For more than 60

years, the company has been a reliable partner to security forces, the police and special forces of NATO and NATO-associated states.

Heckler & Koch represents the highest of quality, as well as innovative products. Beyond this, Heckler & Koch is the only supplier of

small arms to offer a comprehensive range of products incorporating pistols, machine pistols, assault rifles, precision rifles, machine

guns, training systems, as well as 40 mm systems. In this context, individual categories of weapons have been conceptually designed to

form a product family. In this way, Heckler & Koch offers a variable model range that is tailored towards the most varied of application

requirements. The advantages of such a product family extend from a lower accident risk through the prevention of operating errors to

replaceable components, and right through to reduced instruction and training periods for firearm users.

Subsidiaries in the US, France and the UK form part of this internationally active group based in Oberndorf am Neckar in Germany

Press Contact

presse@heckler-koch-de.com

Press Contact

HECKLER & KOCH GmbH
Heckler & Koch-Str. 1 | 78727 Oberndorf a. N.
Germany

Phone +49 (0)7423 79-0 | Fax +49 (0)7423 79-2350
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