Speakers Bios & Abstracts

Platzhalter Speakers
Rainer Hundsdörfer

CEO of ebm-papst group


Born in Tübingen in 1957. Studies in Precision Engineering and in Industrial Engineering, University of Applied Sciences, Esslingen. Engineering Degrees (Diplom-Ingenieur (FH)) and Industrial Engineering degree (Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur (FH)).

From 1984 to 1986 sales and project engineer at the company Fife Europe GmbH in Kelkheim.

From 1986 to 2003 at Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG, including time spent as Vice President Sales and Marketing (Trumpf Inc., Farmington, CT, USA), as Managing Director (Trumpf Laser, Schramberg) and from 1999 as Managing Director for Marketing and Sales in Ditzingen.

From 2003 to 2008 as Chairman of the Board of Management of the company Michael Weinig AG, Tauberbischofsheim.

From 2008 to 2012 at Schaeffler AG as member of the Executive Board and as Chairman of the Industrial Management Board.

Since 1 September 2012 Chairman of the Managing Directors of the ebm-papst Group.

Scope of responsibilities
• Strategic company development / Acquisition
• Corporate identity
• Internal / external communication
• Human resources
• Quality assurance