- Responsible for building construction and civil engineering in Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia
Stuttgart, 1 September 2017 The supervisory board of Ed. Züblin AG has appointed Dr. Ulrich Klotz (50) to the company’s management board with effect from 1 September 2017. Together with board member Klaus Pöllath, Klotz will share technical responsibility for the building construction and civil engineering business in Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia. The civil engineering graduate is returning to ZÜBLIN after a seven-year absence. He had already worked for the German market leader in building construction and civil engineering from 1993 to 2010, most recently as managing director of Züblin International GmbH. In May 2010, Klotz had moved to Munich-based TÜV SÜD AG where he was responsible for the global business in the real estate and infrastructure segment.
Klotz initially completed carpentry training before studying civil engineering at the Stuttgart Technology University of Applied Sciences. He later earned a Master of Science in Geoenvironmental Engineering from the University of Colorado. In the year 2000, he received a doctorate degree from City University of London.
In addition to Dr. Ulrich Klotz, the members of the Ed. Züblin AG management board are: Jörn Beckmann, Klaus Pöllath, Edgar Schömig, Dr. Alexander Tesche, Ulrich Weinmann and Jörg Wellmeyer.
Stuttgart-based Ed. Züblin AG has about 14,000 employees and, with an annual output of over € 3 billion, is one of Germany’s leading construction companies. Since it was founded in 1898, ZÜBLIN has been successfully realising challenging construction projects in Germany and abroad and is the number one in the German building construction and civil engineering segment. The company’s range of services comprises all construction-related tasks – from civil engineering, bridge building and tunnelling to complex turnkey construction to structural timber engineering and public-private partnerships. ZÜBLIN attaches great importance to partnership-based cooperation, and our ZÜBLIN teamconcept has proved its value as a successful partnering model for more than 15 years now. Current construction projects of the company, a subsidiary of globally operating STRABAG SE, include the new Axel Springer building in Berlin, Messehalle 12 in Frankfurt and the Albabstieg Tunnel along the new Wendlingen–Ulm railway line. More information is available at www.zueblin.de