Tobias Apfel (36) has been appointed Director of Group Communications at the Hamburg-based technology group Körber with effect from September 1, 2012. He is succeeding Bettina Lichtenberg, who is taking up a career opportunity outside the Group.
In this position Apfel will be responsible for the internal and external communications of the international Körber Group, and will report to Executive Board Chairman Richard Bauer.
Tobias Apfel was employed most recently by Schuler AG, based in Göppingen, where he was Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. Prior to this he held positions at Paul Hartmann AG in Heidenheim and at Daimler AG in Stuttgart.