Dr Clemens Weis is Cideon’s new managing director

Dr Clemens Weis is Cideon’s new managing director

Graefelfing, 24 November 2020 – The successor has now been named to the previous Cideon Managing Director Clemens Voegele, who has now taken over the position of the Friedhelm Loh Group’s Chief Digital Officer (CDO) on 1 July 2020: “We are delighted that Dr Clemens Weis will be the new Managing Director of Cideon. Dr Weis has outstanding technological and industrial expertise in the fields of digitisation and Industry 4.0, as well as in business development and the strategic orientation of the software business,” says Clemens Voegele. 

With this move, Cideon, a member of the Friedhelm Loh Group of companies, is further strengthening its activities as a leading system integrator in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Cideon advises and supports customers at all process stages, from the initial concept to engineering, manufacturing and service. Cideon enables the continuous flow of data along the process chain, making it economically viable through innovative solutions.

“I am pleased with the trust that has been placed in me. I will do my part to lead Cideon into an equally successful future. Cideon is known and valued for the expertise of its employees in the processes and tools involved in product creation and maintenance. We will continue consistently expanding this know-how,” says Dr Weis.

The 55-year-old was last employed as Managing Director of Grenzebach Digital GmbH, where he was responsible for digitisation within the Grenzebach Group (which specialises in automation solutions in mechanical and plant engineering) and for the re-engineering of high-level machine-oriented application systems. Before that, he had been CEO of “Industrie Reply,” a consulting firm for technologies based on Big Data, cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). There he oversaw the group’s activities in the Industry 4.0 sector. This included setting up a development department for IIoT software and platforms. Dr Weis (who is married with two daughters) has a master’s degree in computer science (Dipl.-Inform.) and a doctorate in mechanical engineering (Dr.-Ing.). 

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On November 1, 2020, Dr.-Ing. Clemens Weis will take over the management of Cideon Software & Services.


CIDEON advises and supports companies in optimizing their product development processes – from the initial concept through to engineering, production and services.

CIDEON's innovative solutions ensure continuous data flow along process chains making data accessible and cost-effective throughout the company. In this way, CIDEON's customers can fully exploit the potential of digitalization to benefit themselves and their clients.

CIDEON employs approximately 320 staff at 15 locations in Germany and Austria. It is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group, a globally successful Group with 12 production facilities and 94 subsidiaries.

Further information can be found at www.cideon.com and www.friedhelm-loh-group.com.

Birgit Hagelschuer, Public Relations

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