Joseph Dzierzawski named president and CEO of BEUMER Corporation

Joseph Dzierzawski BEUMER GroupSOMERSET, NJ (May 21, 2020) – Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman and CEO of BEUMER Group has announced that Joseph “Joe” Dzierzawski has been named President and CEO of BEUMER Corporation, effective April 27, 2020.

Mr. Dzierzawski will be fully responsible for the business of BEUMER Group in the North American market in alignment with BEUMER Group business objectives, strategy, and key pursuits. 

Founded in 1935, BEUMER Group is an international leader in the manufacturer of intralogistics systems for conveying, loading, palletizing, sortation, and baggage handling.

Headquartered in Germany, the privately held company has approximately 4,500 employees with annual revenues over $1 Billion USD in 2019.  

A graduate of the University of Michigan, with a degree in metallurgical engineering, Mr. Dzierzawski has attended Executive Management Programs at the University of Michigan School of Business and INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. 

He joins BEUMER from Hatch Metals & Minerals group where, as a senior member of the Hatch metals team, he served as Global Director, Technology & Business Development. He had previously served at SMS, a German market leader where he held a series of positions, eventually serving as President & Chief Executive Officer for SMS USA and Chief Technology Officer for SMS Group, Inc.

“I look forward to the challenge of expanding my career outside of metallurgical plant building by joining an organization that is highly diversified and successful in serving multiple industries,” said Dzierzawski. 

He brings to the BEUMER organization deep interest and experience in various aspects of corporate social responsibility, including community involvement and philanthropic initiatives.

About BEUMER Group

The BEUMER Group is an international leader in the manufacture of intralogistics systems for conveying, loading, palletizing, packaging, sortation, and distribution. With 4,500 employees worldwide, the BEUMER Group has annual sales of about EUR 950 million. The BEUMER Group and its group companies and sales agencies provide their customers with high-quality system solutions and an extensive customer support network around the globe and across a wide range of industries, including bulk materials and piece goods, food/non-food, construction, mail order, post, and airport baggage handling.  For more information, please visit