DIRAK: Karl-Heinz Overhamm to Retire

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After 17 years, Karl-Heinz Overhamm is handing over management of the DIRAK Group to Florian Birkenmayer

Ennepetal – Karl-Heinz Overhamm celebrated his seventieth birthday this year and as of today is still active as Managing Director of DIRAK. He is leaving the company at the end of the year to begin his well earned retirement. The handover to his successor, Florian Birkenmayer, has already been in progress since July of this year.

On Track for the Future

Karl-Heinz Overhamm started at DIRAK GmbH in 2004 as Sales Manager. Four years later he was appointed to management of the company, which develops and sells latch, hinge and fastening technology. Since then he has continuously expanded international business with subsidiaries and distributors.

Leaving DIRAK is not easy for him. "It was always a pleasure to work together with the employees. What we have created at DIRAK is the achievement of all employees," said Karl-Heinz Overhamm in his farewell address, "and for that I say "Thank you."

His successor, Florian Birkenmayer, has now taken on the responsibilities of company management: "Mr. Overhamm has given me a complete introduction to the company, so now everything is on track for the future. I would like to thank him, also on behalf of the entire corporate group, for everything he has built up over the last 17 years."

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