Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Arne Jörn has been Chief Operations Officer at Ottobock since March 2018. In this role, he has global responsibility for Facility Management, Production, Quality Management, Purchasing, Logistics and After-Sales-Service.
Jörn began working for global, listed commercial vehicle supplier SAF Holland in 2012, most recently holding the position of COO there as well. He gained experience as a manager in production over the course of several years as plant manager at STILL and director of operations at NORGREN, and was responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the plants and operations.
Jörn was born in Bad Gandersheim, Germany, and studied mechanical engineering at Braunschweig Technical University. He later completed a degree in industrial engineering which involved studying in Braunschweig, Hanover and Darmstadt. Jörn previously completed training as a toolmaker at Renold, a company which produces drive technology at its site in Einbeck, Germany.