Sauer names new member to management board

By Keefe Borden09 May 2022

Dirk Slottke

Sauer Compressors recently named Dirk Slottke to its management board, replacing Harald Schulz, who retired after nearly 20 years on the board.

The new management of Sauer Compressors thus consists of Hendrik Murmann as CEO, Franck Lallart as COO, Thomas Heumesser as chief technical officer (CTO) and Dirk Slottke as chief sales officer (CSO).

Slottke, 45, is responsible for business development, marketing, product management, after sales and service, and leads the sales of all companies within the worldwide Sauer Compressors Group. The graduate industrial engineer has been with the company since 2005 and most recently successfully served as director of marketing and sales.

Sauer Compressors is a medium-sized German group of companies with 14 international subsidiaries. The company looks back on more than 135 years of history and over 85 years of experience in compressed air and gas technology. These days, the focus is on the development, manufacture and sale of oil-lubricated and oil-free medium- and high-pressure compressors for applications in commercial shipping, industry, petro industry and the defense sector.

The four product lines SAUER, HAUG, GIRODIN and EK focus on specific fields of application. The SAUER line comprises oil-lubricated high-pressure compressors for a wide variety of applications, while HAUG stands for oil-free and hermetically gas-tight compressors. The GIRODIN and EK lines offer special compressors for the naval market.

The modern reciprocating compressors for compressing air as well as a variety of gases reach pressures of 20 to 500 bar. In addition to standard products, customized solutions are offered for every type of application for individual customers, OEMs and globally active companies. With a worldwide network of representatives and partners, Sauer is always close to its customers.

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