HKS introduces new managing director


HKS Dreh-Antriebe GmbH, a leading provider of high-quality products and solutions in the field of rotary and swiveling tools, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Uwe Prinz as its new Managing Director. With his extensive experience and impressive professional career, he will support the company on its growth path and further advance its strategic direction. 

"The basis for a successful, cooperative partnership with dealers and customers consists of listening – understanding – recognizing," emphasizes Mr. Prinz. He is convinced that committed cooperation is based on trust and appreciation."

Mr. Prinz's professional career is characterized by many years of experience in various management positions at well-known companies, such as Volvo Constuction Equipment Europe GmbH, JCB and Tracto Technik GmbH & Co.KG. In addition to his in-depth commercial experience, Mr. Prinz has extensive technical knowledge through his training as a machine fitter and subsequent studies in the field of mechanical engineering with a degree in engineering. 

Since 2021, Mr. Prinz has been managing director and shareholder of prinz management consulting GmbH in Altenstadt and since April 17, 2023, he has also taken over the position of managing director at HKS. With his extensive experience and broad know-how in the industry, he will be responsible for the company's orientation and further development as well as the upcoming succession plan of HKS Dreh-Antriebe GmbH.

"HKS has enormous development potential simply because of its outstanding, high-performance and compact products." These are appreciated by our customers for their high quality and durability. "The international growth potential with the associated distribution and sales structures is enormous and the path is shown by our future-oriented corporate orientation and development strategy," says Mr. Prinz.

With the appointment of the new managing director, the course has been set for a promising future and the company can continue to look to the coming years with optimism. 

With the induction of Mr. Prinz, the previous managing partner Günter Höhn will retire from his function as active managing director by the end of this year and accompany the further development of the family business together with his children and co-shareholders Lena Resch and Christoph Höhn.