He will succeed Cornelius Weitzmann, who will take over from Dr. Uwe Knotzer as Chairman of the Board of Voith Turbo on the same day.
Wawra is an experienced manager from the Heidenheim-based technology group’s own ranks who has excellent knowledge of the turbo business. He joined the Voith Group in 1994 as an international sales engineer.
From 2001, he was Managing Director of Voith Turbo Scharfenberg in Salzgitter and has been part of the Voith Turbo management team.
Since 2011, he has been responsible in various management positions for the successful development of production and construction in China along important growth projects. He also headed sales for the Mobility division throughout Asia.