After graduating in 2005 with a MA in social sciences, intercultural business communication and Spanish from Friedrich-Schiller-Universität in Jena, Germany, Ragnitz began her career at Assa Abloy, as a management assistant. She subsequently gained experience in the electronics and security industries with a number of other companies and joins Vanderbilt from HID Global where, as Senior Operations Manager, she gained insight into the importance of quality related standards implementation and results evaluation.
Commenting on her new role, she said: “These are very exciting times at Vanderbilt and I’m delighted to have this opportunity to help shape the company’s future direction. Quality management is a vital part of this business and my job is to guarantee that our customers get the best possible service, that we ship their orders on the requested dates, and make sure that all related departments have transparent information and feedback on order status.”
Joseph Grillo, Vanderbilt’s Managing Director, commented: “It’s fantastic to have Uta on the team and her appointment sends out a clear message to the security industry that we are committed to investing in people that will give us the best possible standards of professional management. Her positive attitude and sense of determination are infectious and I’m confident that our quality and process management operation will benefit enormously as a result of her activities. I wish her every success in her new role.”