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Daily press, 2023-09-05, 02:00 PM

Matthias Gohl appointed as Chief Digital Officer at TK Elevator

Düsseldorf, September 5, 2023 – Matthias Gohl joined TK Elevator, one of the global leaders in the elevator industry, as Chief Digital Officer on 1 September 2023, reporting directly to CEO Uday Yadav. The main focus of his role is sustainable strengthening and consistent expansion of TK Elevator's digital portfolio.

Matthias Gohl has in-depth knowledge and many years’ experience of driving growth potential and transformation by combining networked hardware with new digital solutions. “We are excited to have Matthias join our Senior Leadership Team and further strengthen our focus on digitalization to drive growth and increase productivity in the next phase of our digitalization journey. His leadership and proven ability to architect and build a world-class organization will solidify our industry-leading digital products and build on our current strong foundation,” comments Uday Yadav, CEO at TK Elevator.

Before joining TK Elevator, Matthias was Global Head of ZEISS Digital Partners and Managing Director of the Digital Innovation GmbH. With his team, he was responsible for designing, developing and operating strategic, customer-facing solutions for the business groups. Previously, he worked for McKinsey & Company, where he successfully completed several growth and transformation projects.

Matthias studied physics at the Justus Liebig University Giessen (Germany) and the University of Washington (USA). He was also a lecturer at renowned universities throughout Germany.

"I am very much looking forward to my new tasks at TK Elevator in a particularly dynamic and highly motivated team. Together we can move and create a lot – especially even better digital solutions, services and products," adds Matthias Gohl.

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TK Elevator
With customers in over 100 countries served by more than 50,000 employees, TK Elevator achieved sales of €8.5 billion in fiscal year 2021/2022. We ensure high levels of customer service globally from our extensive network of about 1,000 locations. Over the past several decades, TK Elevator has established itself as one of the world’s leading elevator companies and became independent after separation from the thyssenkrupp group in August 2020. The company’s most important business line is the service business proudly provided by around 25,000 service technicians. The product portfolio ranges from standardized elevators for low-rise residential buildings to highly customized solutions for skyscrapers. In addition, it covers escalators, moving walks, passenger boarding bridges and stair and platform lifts. Integrated cloud-based solutions, such as the MAX platform, are delivering enhanced services. With these digital offerings, there are no longer any limits to urban mobility. TKE – move beyond.