Rheinmetall Creates Europe’s Leading Producer of Military Vehicles, Offering a Comprehensive Array of Tracked and Wheeled Vehicle Systems

Issue 67 - April 2016

Rheinmetall AG has decided to consolidate its Defence unit’s extensive military vehicle activities in a new division called “Vehicle Systems”. As a first step, Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH (RLS) and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) have been placed under joint management effective from 1 January 2016. Ben Hudson (CEO) and Michael Wittlinger (CFO) will lead the new division.

Starting on 1 January 2016, Mr Hudson has also been appointed to the Executive Board of Rheinmetall Defence where he will represent the new Vehicle Systems division.