Hammerstein replaces Jochen Moll, who has been at the helm of EMC Deutschland GmbH since April 2006 and, according to the company, is now taking on a new professional challenge in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

The manager comes from the IT service provider Getronics, where he was most recently responsible for business development in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe as Senior Vice President Central Europe. Previously, Hammerstein spent 14 years in various sales executive roles for Wang (1999 swallowed by Getronics). Previously, the business economist had worked for Rank Xerox and Exxon Office Systems. In his new role, he reports to the EMEA chief of EMC, Rainer Erlat.