MENNEKES Stecker GmbH & Co KG
MENNEKES is a leading manufacturer of standardised industrial plugs and sockets with subsidiaries and agencies in over 90 countries. A long term relationship with installers, wholesalers and industry has moulded the company's development.The first subsidiary abroad was MENNEKES Electric Limited in Orpington, founded in 1987 by Bob Wheeler and Walter Mennekes. The company has since continued to grow in the UK market due to the reliability of their products and services.

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Oliver Richter (Mennekes Stecker GmbH & Co KG)

Oliver Richter is Technical Manager of Mennekes Stecker GmbH & Co. KG.




After studying physics & and technologies at the University of Applied Sciences MFH in Iserlohn, Oliver Richter moved to the south of Germany in 1998. Starting at IVM Stuttgart GmbH as application engineer in charge of “On Board Diagnosis for CAN Networks“ for several OEMs. In 2002 employment at Daimler AG, operative as system engineer responsible for development of E/E vehicle architecture and wiring harnesses. In 2010 starting as Project Manager at the Mennekes group, “the inventor of AC type 2 connector”. Since 2014 Technical Manager of the automotive business group inside Mennekes, looking forward to form the next technical step in charging E vehicles, the CCS system.