Management

KraussMaffei Group GmbH is managed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Business operations are managed by the operational business units whose managing directors jointly form the Executive Committee (EC) with the CEO and CFO. The Executive Committee is responsible, for example, for strategic and forward-looking decisions regarding the KraussMaffei Group.

Executive Board

   
Image   Dr. Frank Stieler
Qualifications: Attorney at Law
Overview of career development:
  • KraussMaffei Group GmbH: Chief Executive Officer (since July 2015)
  • Consultancy Services; Senior Advisor at Sun Capital Partners
  • Hochtief AG: Member of the Executive Board, most recently CEO (until 2012)
  • Siemens AG: different Management positions within the Power Generation Group, after that CEO of the Oil & Gas Division (until 2009)
  • Lurgi Bamag: CEO, additionally Senior Vice President of Azurix Corp. (until 2001)
  • Metallgesellschaft AG: Head of the Executive Office and Senior Vice President (until 1997)
  • Lurgi AG (since April 2014 Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Germany GmbH): Head of Legal Department, most recently Chief Financial Officer (until 1995) of Lurgi Energie und Umwelt GmbH
     
Image   Dr. Harald Nippel

Qualifications: PhD in Business Administration
Overview of career development:

  • KraussMaffei Group GmbH: Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (since July 2016)
  • ixetic GmbH/Magna Powertrain: CFO (until 2016)
  • BÖWE SYSTEC AG: CFO (until 2010)
  • FAG / Schaeffler Group: different management positions, e.g. Vice President Corporate Controlling at FAG and later CFO Business Unit Aerospace / Superprecision (until 2007)
  • allkauf Group: Manager of Corporate development (until 1999)
     

Executive Committee

Image   Nicolas Beyl

Qualifications: Degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Overview of career development:

  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Managing Director, President of the Reaction Process Machinery segment of the KraussMaffei Group (since December 2012)
  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: President of the Reaction Process Machinery segment (since February 2012)
  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Director Technology (until 2012)
  • KraussMaffei AG: Director Business Development Group Strategy (until 2009)
  • The Boston Consulting Group: Principal (until 2006)
     
Image   Nadine Despineux

Qualifications: Business Economist (FH)
Overview of career development:

  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: President Digital Service Solutions (since July 2018)
  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Vice President Sales, Injection Molding Machinery (unitl June 2018)
  • RollsRoyce Power Systems: Vice President and Head of Marine & Offshore Business (until 2015)
  • MTU Friedrichshafen: different sales and sales management positions (until 2012)
     
Image   Dr. Hans Ulrich Golz

Qualifications: Doctor of mechanical engineering
Overview of career development:

  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Managing Director, President of the Injection Molding Machinery segment of the KraussMaffei Group (since April 2012)
  • KraussMaffei Berstorff GmbH: Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Extrusion Technology at KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH (until April 2012)
  • MAG Powertrain GmbH: Chairman of Board of Directors (until 2010)
  • Studer Mikrosa GmbH (Körber Schleifring Group): Managing Director (until 2008)
  • Vogtland (machine tool manufacturer): Managing Director (until 2005)
  • Daimler Benz AG: Various stations in Production (until 1995)
     
Image   Matthias Sieverding

Qualifications: Degree in Manufacturing Engineering
Overview of career development:

  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH and KraussMaffei Berstorff GmbH: Managing Director, President of the Extrusion Technology segment of the KraussMaffei Group (since August 2017)
  • Krauss-Maffei Corporation: Vice President Extrusion (until 2017)
  • Pöppelmann Plastic USA: Vice President Production (until 2010)
  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Sales Director Technologies and Applications Injection Molding Machinery segment (until 2007)
  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Manager Application Technology Injection Molding Machinery segment (until 2005)
  • KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH: Development engineer Injection Molding Compounder IMC (until 2003)
  • Krauss-Maffei Corporation: Application Engineer Injection Molding Machinery segment (1999 until 2001)