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Ford Names Professor Rudolf Menne
as Director of Ford Research Centre AachenProfessor Rudolf Menne has been named Director of the Ford Research Centre Aachen, and Chief Technical Officer, Ford of Europe.Menne
will replace Rudi Kunze, who after 27 years of service at Ford
, recently announced his retirement.
...Previously, Menne was Director of Powertrain Engineering for Ford of Europe.Since he joined Ford Motor Company in 1982, Menne has held various positions in Manufacturing and Product Development in Europe and the US.Menne
is familiar with Aachen from his
university years.In 1975, he received his degree in mechanical engineering and his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Applied Ther-modynamics in 1980, both at the Technical University of Aachen.As a result of his long-time teaching activity, Menne became an honorary professor at the Technical University in 1999.In 2003, he was conferred the honorary doctorate by the Techni-cal University Karlsruhe.One year later, he was appointed honorary professor at the University of Budapest.