Management & Advisory Board

Shape the future

The Management-Team with CEO Thomas Hanauer

F. l. Alexander Salomon Home & Environmental Technology, Andreas Weidmüller Finance & IT, Michael Forster Procurement, Thomas Hanauer CEO, Franz Forster Appliances global, Maria Linke Quality, Ulrich Deml Engineering, Veit Schmucker Operations, Markus Block Human Resources.

The members of the management-team are responsible for the decisions of their departments and together for the corporate success of the emz.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board has been firmly entrenched at emz since 1987 as an important corporate body. Its tasks include:

  • providing the company with a competent external view for the long-term successful shaping of the future and
  • ensuring professional, independent feedback for the management of the company.

The Advisory Board is integrated both in the selection and monitoring of executives, as well as in an advisory function regarding important entrepreneurial decisions for the future.

It consists of external experts who have gained the necessary experience working in leading positions.

Dr. Nicolas Maier-Scheubeck

Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Advisory Board since 2010
Managing Director of Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Focal points: Strategy, Company Law, balance sheets, financing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut F. Schlaak

Member of the Supervisory Board and Advisory Board since 2008
Head of the Faculty for Micromechanics and Electromechanical Systems at TU Darmstadt
Focal points: New technology, product innovations, cooperation with international research institutes

Rudolf Sonnemann

Member of the Supervisory Board and Advisory Board since 2011
Focal points: Home technology division; market trends, technological applications

Winfried Seitz

Member of the Advisory Board since 2014
Focal points: Appliance division, OEM business, globalization