Hettich Team Mourns Death of Anton Hettich
Anton Hettich, the long-standing managing partner and chairman of the advisory board of the Hettich Group, passed away on April 24, 2021, at the age of 91 after a short serious illness.
Hettich was a co-partner in the family business in Schramberg since 1949. After the early death of his father in 1956, he became a member of the management at age 27. In January 1959, following the legal separation from the parent company in the Black Forest, he became chairman of the management board of Paul Hettich GmbH & Co. KG in Herford. In 1991, he moved to the Advisory Board. It was not until 2016 that he ended his tenure as chairman of the advisory board.
Through his commitment and wealth of ideas, he developed the company into an internationally successful enterprise. Many technical developments and new site foundations were created under his leadership.