11 March 2015, 00:00
Lenze grandson Hans Belling ceases to be a shareholder
Change in the Lenze shareholders: Hans Belling (62), a grandson of Hans Lenze, who established the company, has sold his shares in the company to other family shareholders. With a stable ownership structure made up of two generations, the Lenze Group - the specialist in drives and automation - will be able to continue its successful path into the future. Since 2013, there have been two family members on the Supervisory Board: Nikolaus Belling and Max Finger. This indicates the family's close attachment and commitment to the company.
"Hans Belling was a dedicated shareholder and partner in the company. He was always ready to contribute his experience and opinions to family business discussions, which were all the richer for his input. We very much regret his withdrawal but are pleased that this move will give him the freedom to pursue his own entrepreneurial interests", said Dr. rer. pol. Jürgen Krumnow, chairman of Lenze's supervisory board.
After his withdrawal as a shareholder and partner in Lenze SE, Hans Belling now wishes to concentrate fully on the development of his own company, which has its headquarters in Munich.
Lenze was established by Hans Lenze in Hameln in 1947 and, today, is active all over the world. The specialist in drives and automation employs just under 3,400 people. With its own sales companies, development facilities and production plants as well as a network of service partners, it is represented in 60 different countries. The corporate group includes 57 companies, which are controlled through a holding, Lenze SE, with headquarters in Aerzen near Hameln in Lower Saxony. Lenze is an unlisted joint stock company of European law, with 100% of the shares being in the possession of the family.