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Heinz Trox passes away

Credited with turning TROX into a global entity   Heinz Trox, the majority shareholder of TROX GmbH passed away on October 1 2015, aged 81. Sharing the information in an official communiqué, the company said that Trox, born in 1934, started his professional career as an engineer in the United States after completing courses in mechanical engineering […]

| | Oct 4, 2015 | 11:42 am
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Credited with turning TROX into a global entity
 

Heinz Trox, the majority shareholder of TROX GmbH passed away on October 1 2015, aged 81.

Heinz Trox, born on June 29, 1934, died on October 1, 2015

Heinz Trox, born on June 29, 1934, died on October 1, 2015

Sharing the information in an official communiqué, the company said that Trox, born in 1934, started his professional career as an engineer in the United States after completing courses in mechanical engineering and economics at Munich University. Offering a glimpse of his career graph, the company said that in 1959 he joined TROX in NeukirchenVluyn, where he was first responsible for turning the business into a global entity. From 1969 till his passing, as a Member of the Board of Management, he oversaw international business, product management and R&D. He became Chairman of the Board of Management in 1988, before leaving it for the Supervisory Board of TROX in 2001. He took on the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board in 2012, the communiqué added.

For his lifetime achievement as an entrepreneur, Trox was reportedly honoured with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The company said that the management and the employees of the TROX Group mourned the passing of a true citizen of the world, who had his feet firmly on the ground.

 


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