ARRI has announced the appointment of Dr Raphael Kiesel as the company’s new head of quality management.
Based at the company’s headquarters in Munich, ARRI said Kiesel will “convert customer requirements into products and services in an even more structured manner”.
Kiesel’s previous roles include research assistant in the production quality department at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, and head of the quality intelligence department at the Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University.
Speaking about the appointment, Dr Matthias Erb, chairman of the executive board at ARRI, said: “ARRI has stood for the highest quality in the film industry since 1917. These high-quality standards must be further advanced globally in all business and corporate areas. I wish Dr Raphael Kiesel every success with this important task.”
Kiesel added: “I am very much looking forward to this exciting position and am well aware of ARRI’s heritage and the responsibility that comes with it. Our goal is to further improve upon the quality of ARRI’s products and services and to offer customers the very best that is possible.”