Gerhard Kleinmann said to have stepped down



26 October 2006 — Sonnenbühl (GER): Gerhard Kleinmann is understood to have stepped down from his position as managing director at Kleinmann due to ill health.


It is believed his son, Gunnar, will takeover the running of the company as an interim measure.


Kleinmann was acquired by Chicago-based ITW Illinois Tool Work in March of this year.


A spokesman for the company was unavailable for comment.