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Thomas Wiesbauer 1968-2022

We have received the tragic news that Thomas Wiesbauer, managing director of German crane rental and heavy transport company Wiesbauer died suddenly on Thursday while on holiday. He was only 53.

He was the third generation of the Wiesbauer family to manage the business and has worked with the company since 1990. He managed the family business with his wife Sabine and brother Jochen, but had started to hand over more of the day to day responsibility for the business to his two adult children.
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Thomas Wiesbauer

He has also been active in politics and was a member of the municipal council in company’s home town of Bietigheim-Bissingen since 2004 and was elected president of the Ludwigsburger IHK regional chamber of commerce in 2021. He aimed to help cut bureaucracy and make a difference for both people and companies in the region.

Mayor Jürgen Kessing on behalf of the town council of Bietigeheim-Bissingen said: “His loss is a deep cut in his family, his company and in his voluntary work. The city of Bietigheim-Bissingen will always honour his memory.”

The German crane industry has lost a thoroughly decent individual, an imaginative and committed entrepreneur who put his heart and soul into everything he did.