Brookfield announces the appointment of Gerhard Baumann as the new managing director for Brookfield GmbH headquartered in Lorch, Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Baumann takes responsibility for the full line of Brookfield laboratory instruments including viscometers, rheometers, circulating water baths, texture analyzers, and powder flow testers. Brookfield is a leader in these areas of physical test measurement on flow behavior for both R&D organizations and quality control departments.
Baumann brings extensive experience in the instrumentation field with various German corporations to the Brookfield team. After high school, Baumann pursued work as a laboratory assistant at Hoechst AG, one of Europe’s largest conglomerate corporations. He served for a few years as a professional lab technician and then undertook an additional apprenticeship as an industrial clerk. Baumann subsequently earned the Bachelor of Business Administration and Operations. He has worked for various companies in the chemical industry providing both inside sales and field service. Most recently, Baumann spent eight years managing a company selling laboratory equipment.
Located near Stuttgart, this office manages all sales and service for Brookfield laboratory customers in Germany. Sales offices are located in Duesseldorf (Langenfeld), Frankfurt, Munich (Friedberg) and Dresden, in addition to the main office in Lorch.
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