Continental promotes digitalization, transformation and sustainability by means of and within ContiTech
Somersworth, N.H.—Philip Nelles has officially taken up his responsibilities as the new CEO of Continental’s ContiTech business area. In his new role, Nelles stands committed to driving the unit’s ongoing transformation as a provider of innovative solutions for a highly industrial clientele.
“We consider it our corporate responsibility to develop cutting-edge materials and innovative technologies together with and for our diversified customers,” Nelles said. “Sustainability is equally an enormous chance and a key driver for innovations for new and completely changed future business models. This enables us to not only stay on top of the evolving needs of ever-changing markets, but also to do our part in fulfilling the societal responsibilities to which the entire company group stands committed.
“And the sum total of all of this is that we are steadily paving the way to future viability.”
Among ContiTech’s top medium- and long-term priorities is the digitalization of its products and systems, and the expansion of its business by means of dedicated services for various industries. Focus is particularly on profitable growth fields.
“With our strategic focus on ‘Smart and Sustainable Solutions Beyond Rubber,’ we have already set out on the right path. Now our sights are firmly set on achieving this goal to the fullest,” Nelles added.