The new MD, Guido Pinna, has many years of international experience in the heavy machine building industry. During the past 15 years, he successfully managed an international contract manufacturing company with around 400 employees and three production sites. The company was one of the leading contract manufacturers within Europe.

Graf remains as chairman of the board of Osterwalder, where he will concentrate his activities on the strategic development of the group. During the initial hand-over phase, he will remain in charge and finalise some of the on-going strategic projects.