January 4th 2005. German motorcycle manufacturer MZ has announced that its management team has been expanded with the introduction of Dr Christoph Baumgartner. Along with Managing Director R. Vasuthewan, he will lead the company, with responsibility for sales, marketing and product planning.

With this new appointment, MZ intends to intensify its presence in Europe's 'Big Bike' sector by optimising its sales and marketing initiatives.

Dr Baumgartner is a mechanical engineering expert with a doctorate from the University of Cambridge. He is also a passionate motorcycle racer and has competed successfully in the MZ Cup since 2000.

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Pictured: Dr Christoph Baumgartner