Rüdiger Fox has been appointed as the new chief executive of Sympatex Technologies, taking the place of Michael Kamm, who is leaving by mutual consent after six years in the post. Like Kamm, he will also act as speaker for the management. Haiko Stüting will remain as joint managing director in charge of sales. Fox, 50, has spent more than 25 years at international companies in the automotive, telecommunication and aviation industries. He is a university teacher. He is the founder of the Cross Corporate Happiness Institute (GCH) in Hamburg.