Zeppelin extends Peter Schrader’s contract
By Murray Pollok21 May 2021
Zeppelin Group has extended Peter Schrader’s contract as Managing Director and COO of Zeppelin Rental for another five years, taking him through to May 30, 2026.
Michael Heidemann, Deputy Chairman of Zeppelin Group and Chairman of Zeppelin Rental’s supervisory board, said Schrader had been responsible for the very successful development of rental for 17 years.
“He is consistently expanding the company’s expertise in solutions and sales strength, opening up new markets and driving key innovations such as the ecoRent environmental brand or digital customer and sales tools”, said Heidemann.
“With the contract extension, we underline our appreciation for his high level of commitment and see this as a sustainable safeguard for the rental business. “
Schrader said he was pleased with the contract renewal; “I would like to thank the supervisory board and the shareholders for my reappointment and the trust they have placed in me, especially in these challenging times.
“The past year has once again shown what we can do for our customers even under difficult conditions. I am very proud of how we have made rental business a success and how we have established ourselves as a true partner to our customers and as a pioneer in topics such as digitization and sustainability….There are many exciting projects waiting for us. “
Schrader joined the Zeppelin Group in 1990 after a science career at the Freiberg Mining Academy. He became managing director of Zeppelin Rental in 2004.
Zeppelin Rental now operates from 160 locations in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Sweden and Denmark.