CEO Transition at Simufact Engineering


Hamburg, Germany, June 5, 2018 – Simufact Engineering, an MSC software company, has announced a change in their top management: Previous CEO and Managing Director Michael Wohlmuth has passed over his position to his Co-Managing Director and CTO Dr. Hendrik Schafstall. Michael Wohlmuth will take over responsibilities as Vice-President for Strategic Business Development.

“I look forward to meeting this challenging job and I want to thank my partner and friend, Michael Wohlmuth, for these exciting and great 23 years at Simufact Engineering”, says Dr. Hendrik Schafstall, CEO and Managing Director of Simufact Engineering. “I am pleased, that Michael will remain with his deep knowledge and experience to strengthen the Strategic Business Development at Simufact Engineering”, Dr. Hendrik Schafstall added.

At the same time, Stefan Zimmer in his role as Senior Director Global Sales and Operations has taken over full responsibility for the operative sales business.

Dr. Hendrik Schafstall and Michael Wohlmuth have founded Simufact Engineering in 1995. Since 2015, Simufact is a part of the U.S based MSC Software family.

About Simufact
Simufact Engineering – an MSC Software company – is a global operating software company providing process simulation solutions and services to manufacturing industries. More than 20 years’ experience with providing simulation solutions for the design and optimization of manufacturing techniques in metal processing and a dynamically growing customer base exceeding a number of 800 customers have made the Hamburg (Germany) headquartered company a leader in this business area. The software primarily aims at the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, aerospace industry and their respective suppliers. Typical fields of application for Simufact software are hot forging, cold forming, sheet metal forming, rolling, ring rolling, open die forging, mechanical joining, heat treatment, different welding processes, and additive manufacturing. Learn more at and follow us @Simufact.

Simufact, Simufact Forming, Simufact Welding, and Simufact Additive are trademarks or registered trademarks of Simufact Engineering GmbH. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Source: Simufact Engineering


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