Change in leadership with Augsburg’s automation specialist KUKA. The Siemens top manager Horst Kayser (47) will start his new job as boss of the stock exchange listed robotic and plant engineering company on October, 1rst. Kuka AG is one of the biggest industrial businesses in its region with 2458 employees. Kayser will replace Gerhard Wiedemann (61) who will remain with KUKA and still function as an advisor. Wiedemann mentioned in front of the press at the “Automatica” exhibition in Munich that Kayser is an adequate replacement.