STIHL Inc. names Lorraine Wagner vice president of operations

STIHL Inc. names Lorraine Wagner vice president of operations

Virginia Business |October 2, 2018

Stihl Inc. announced that Lorraine Wagner has been promoted to vice president of operation.

Wagner will be responsible for all production operations at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Virginia Beach.

Wagner joined STIHL in January 2008 as director of manufacturing. She previously worked 14 years for automotive company, GKN Driveline, where she held a variety of progressive leadership positions in England, Germany and the U.S.

“Lorraine’s depth of knowledge and her experience as director of manufacturing over the last decade, coupled with her extensive international management background makes her a natural fit to lead our U.S. manufacturing operations,” said Bjoern Fischer, president of STIHL Inc. “We are confident she will continue to move our business forward in her new role.”

Wagner has a master’s degree in business administration from the Open University in London. She also graduated with honors from Liverpool University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.