Rastatt, Germany (September 8, 2011)--Lawo has established a new R&D center in Zurich, Switzerland overseen by new director of R&D Stefan Ledergerber.
The newly founded company, LES (Lawo Engineering Services) Switzerland GmbH, opened September 1 to support Lawo's R&D activities. In addition to the developments for the established product portfolio of Lawo, the new R&D company will predominantly advance the development of new products for the professional audio market.
The LES Switzerland development team consists of software and hardware engineers: "We are happy that at Lawo, we find ideal R&D conditions to translate our experience and ideas in a creative way," said a staff member of the new R&D center.
Ledergerber, in his newly created position, takes over the coordination of research and development at Lawo across all facilities and will network with all individual Lawo development locations and technology partners.
Ledergerber holds diplomas as electrical engineer ETH and as MAS in management, technology and economics ETH. He was previously employed as hardware development engineer and product manager for Studer Vista consoles before he took over the position of director of research and development at Soundcraft Studer.
Of his new position with Lawo, Ledergerber says, "I am looking forward to working with the exciting and experienced colleagues of Lawo. With innovative and high-quality products and solutions Lawo has proved for decades that this company enjoys an excellent reputation amongst the mixing console manufacturers and deservedly so."