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Daily press, 2021-03-16, 11:00 AM

TK Elevator: Vincent Della Valle is new COO with responsibility for Product and Supply Chain

Essen, March 16, 2021 - Vincent Della Valle (59) has been appointed to the Management Board of TK Elevator GmbH, effective April 1, 2021. As COO he will be in charge of Product & Supply Chain. In addition, Vincent Della Valle will be responsible for the Business Unit Home Solutions and Business Unit Airport Solutions. In his new role the university-educated engineer reports to CEO Peter Walker.

French-born Vincent Della Valle joins the company with 25 years of experience in the elevator industry. He currently works at Bureau Veritas, a leading listed inspection, classification and certification company, where he is Senior VP Commodities – Global Service Line.

Peter Walker comments: “I’m delighted that we’ve been able to recruit Vincent Della Valle as COO for our company. With his many years of experience in production, product management, supply chain, and digital as well as his detailed knowledge of the industry, he is the right person to drive TK Elevator forward in these important value-creating areas.”

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TK Elevator (formerly: thyssenkrupp Elevator)
With customers in over 100 countries served by 50,000 employees, TK Elevator achieved sales of around €8 billion in the fiscal year 2019/2020. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive network that guarantees closeness to customers. Over the past decades, TK Elevator has established itself as one of the world’s leading elevator companies and became independent since its sale by thyssenkrupp AG in August 2020. The company’s most important business line is the service business represented by over 24,000 service technicians. The product portfolio covers commodity elevators for residential and commercial buildings to cutting-edge, highly customized solutions for state-of-the-art skyscrapers. In addition, it also consists of escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts. Integrated cloud-based service solutions, such as the MAX platform, are gaining in importance. With these digital offerings, there are no limits to urban mobility anymore. TKE – move beyond.