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The HOMAG Group AG Executive and Supervisory Board

Executive Board

The HOMAG Group AG Executive Board is represented by CEO Dr. Daniel Schmitt, CFO Rainer Gausepohl and the Member of the Board Dr. Sergej Schwarz.

Dr. Daniel Schmitt (CEO):

Curriculum vitae:

since January 2022
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Chief Executive Officer

since July 2021
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Member of the Board

2020 – 2021
Dürr Systems AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Member of the Management Board

2017 – 2020
Dürr Systems AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Chief Executive Officer, Division Clean Technology Systems (CTS)

2011 – 2017
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies SE & Co. KG, Weinheim, Head of Industrial Filtration Europe and Global Vice President Industrial Filtration

2009 – 2010
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg, Managing Director und Site Executive Officer

2008
Freudenberg Nonwovens (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg, General Manager Filter Division

2002 – 2008
Freudenberg Vliesstoffe KG, Weinheim, Various management functions (e.g. Sales Manager Industrial Air Filtration Germany/Scandinavia in the Filter Business Unit)

1997 – 2002
University of Karlsruhe, Engler-Bunte-Institute, Karlsruhe, Research associate
Promotion PhD (Dr.)

Rainer Gausepohl (CFO):

Curriculum vitae: 

since 2020
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Member of the Board and CFO

2015 – 2020  
Dürr Systems AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Member of the Board and CFO, Division Application Technology (APT)

2007 – 2014
Dürr Systems GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Managing Director, Division Application Technology (APT)

2004 - 2007 
SMS Eumuco GmbH, Leverkusen, Managing Director and CFO

2004 – 2005
SMS Demag Technology Ltd., Beijing, China, Member of the Board

1996 - 2004 
SMS Demag AG, Hilchenbach and Dusseldorf, Various management positions (including Head of Corporate Development and Executive Board Office)

Dr. Sergej Schwarz (Member of the Board)

Curriculum vitae:

since January 2022
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Member oft he Board

since March 2021
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Spokesman of the Management Board of HOMAG GmbH

since March 2021
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Managing director of the HOMAG Kantentechnik GmbH

2016 – 2021
HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch, Executive Vice President BU Edge Processing

2014 – 2016
Schaeffler Technologies AG, Erlangen, Vice President Sector Renewable Energies

2011 – 2014
Schaeffler Technologies AG, Erlangen, Vice President Product Unit Special Products

2005 – 2011
Schaeffler Technologies AG, Erlangen, Head of Basic Development

2002 – 2005
Schaeffler Technologies AG, Erlangen, Project Manager F&E

1999 – 2002
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Research assistant and Doctorate at the chair WTM

Supervisory Board

The HOMAG Group AG Supervisory Board is equally weighted with six shareholder representatives and six employee representatives. Each Board Member contributes a considerable amount of specialist and industry knowledge, and each person is presented briefly below.

Shareholder representatives:

Gerhard Federer, Gengenbach, Germany
Chairman of the Supervisory Board | Independent consultant

Klaus Achtelik, Remseck am Neckar
Chief Human Resources Officer of Dürr Group, Stuttgart

Dietmar Heinrich, Marbach, Germany
Member of the board of Dürr AG, Stuttgart 

Dr. Steffen Lorscheider, LL.M., Selm, Germany
Lawyer and notary public; partner in the law firm Spieker & Jaeger, Dortmund

Dr. Anja Schuler, Zurich, Switzerland
Specialist FMH for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Dr. Jochen Weyrauch, Stuttgart, Germany
Chief Executive Officer of Dürr AG, Stuttgart 

Employee representatives:

Dorothee Diehm, Baiersbronn
First Representative of IG Metall Freudenstadt, Freudenstadt

Carmen Hettich-Günther, Rottenburg, Germany
Chairwoman of the Group Works Council at HOMAG Group AG, Schopfloch

Ernst Esslinger, Alpirsbach, Germany
Director of Center of Excellence at Homag GmbH, Schopfloch

Armin Auer, Herrenberg, Germany
Chairman of the Works Council at HOMAG Plattenaufteiltechnik GmbH, Calw- Holzbronn

Martina Herold, Westkirchen-Ennigerloh, Germany
Chairwoman of the Works Council at HOMAG Bohrsysteme GmbH, Herzebrock-Clarholz

Thorben Albrecht, Berlin
Labor Union Secretary of the IG Metall Berlin, Berlin