published on 06/16/2020
Jim Nestel succeeds outgoing CEO Christoph Sitzer. Simon Hegele Healthcare Solutions (America, Asia-Pacific) belongs to the Simon Hegele Group and is one of the global market leaders in the area of logistical and technical solutions for OEMs of medical devices. The head office is in Chicago.
Nestel joined Hitachi Healthcare Americas in 2005 as a site planning and mechanical installation manager. After being promoted to Manager Service Operations, he was finally appointed Director of Operations. In this role, he made a significant contribution to company growth, technical development and quality improvement.
“With Jim Nestel we have found an ideal successor. He brings in-depth OEM know-how and many years of management experience at home and abroad. Above all, we believe that Jim fits well into the team and our corporate culture," said Stefan Ulrich, CEO of the Simon Hegele Group.
"I have been working with the Simon Hegele Healthcare Solutions team for over a decade. I am honored to lead the company in the future and support its WE MAKE HEALTHCARE WORK mission," said CEO Nestel. “The industry is going through challenging times. Our customers rely on us to support them with our expertise in supply chain management. They expect innovations and the highest quality from us. These requirements will continue to be the focus of our actions in the future and we will continue to work to fully meet them every day, ”continues Nestel.
"The strong growth of the company in America and in the Asia-Pacific region is due to Christoph Sitzer's corporate vision, his leadership quality and a very well-functioning team", continues Ulrich. "Now I am looking forward to working with Jim Nestel with the aim to successfully develop existing customer relationships and build new ones ”.