Benjamin Christ has been appointed the new Head of Automation at German automation solutions suppliers futronic.

Mr Christ’s role will be to steer futronic’s developers and designers through future challenges and coordinate their work at the interface to Sales and Project Management.

Mr Christ, aged 32, originally trained as an electronics technician for industrial engineering at Verallia, the Bad Wurzach glass manufacturer.

He also works as a Chamber of Commerce inspector in an honorary capacity, heading two four-strong teams of developers and designers.

Amongst other things, it’s up to him to steer these teams throughout the company’s upcoming organisational changes and prepare them for future challenges.

The goal is to ensure that processes and projects are as efficient as possible.