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An introduction to the ebm-papst Group Management team

CEO of the ebm-papst Group

1968 Born in Kitzingen. Studied electrical engineering, specialising in power engineering, at Fachhochschule (technical college) Schweinfurt. Passed engineering degree examinations.

1991 to 1998 Regional Sales Manager NRW (North-Rhine/Westphalia) at ebm Werke GmbH & Co KG.

From January 1999 Sales Manager at ebm-papst Landshut GmbH.

From October 2002 Business Division Manager household appliances/heating technology, ebm-papst Group.

Since February 2007 Managing Director at ebm-papst Landshut GmbH.

Since January 2017 Chairman of Board of Directors ebm-papst Group.

Stefan Brandl


CTO of the ebm-papst Group

Born in 1963. After training as a physical-technical assistant, he studied electrical engineering with a focus on technical computer science at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen and obtained his doctorate on automation in welding technology.

Since 1994 with the Volkswagen Group in various management positions in Germany and the USA.

2010 he joined Miele & Cie KG as Head of Washing Machines and Dryers Development, from 2012 also Head of Group Development

2016 Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Schuler AG

Since July 2018, Managing Director Research and Development / Purchasing of the ebm-papst Group.

Dr. Stephan Arnold


CFO of the ebm-papst Group

Born in Bad Kreuznach in 1961. Studying Economics at the Johannes-Gutenberg University in Mainz. Graduated with a degree in Economics.

From 1989 to 1994, several commercial functions at various locations within the AEG/Daimler-Benz company.

From 1994 to 2008, various management functions with Atmel, a manufacturer of semi-conductors, including Commercial Manager/CFO at the production site in the Philippines. Last position as member of the Board of Management at the company location in Heilbronn with overall commercial responsibility for all companies located in Germany and one division of the Atmel Group.

Since October 2008, Managing Director Finances and Controlling with the ebm-papst Group.

Hans Peter Fuchs


COO of ebm-papst Group

Born in Künzelsau in 1959. Studies at the University of Karlsruhe (TH). Graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering.

In 1984, Assistant to the Manager of Work Preparation and Organisation with ebm-papst in Mulfingen. One year later, Head of Department, and shortly after that Senior Head of Department for Planning, Organisation and Controlling.

Since 1995, responsible for production as Managing Director with ebm Hungary and then Managing Director of the affiliate companies ebm-papst in Landshut and ebm-papst in St. Georgen.

Since September 2002, Managing Director of Production of the ebm-papst Group.

Thomas Wagner