Press releases

29 November 2017

Johannes Pfeffer to become management spokesman

On January 1, 2018, Johannes Pfeffer (50) will take up the position of management spokesperson at ebm-papst St. Georgen GmbH & Co. KG, a subsidiary of the ebm-papst Group. Pfeffer will complete the fan and motor specialist’s planned dual leadership alongside Raymond Engelbrecht, who has been in the post since February 2017.

Johannes Pfeffer übernimmt den Posten als Sprecher der Geschäftsführung.
Johannes Pfeffer übernimmt den Posten als Sprecher der Geschäftsführung.

Stefan Brandl, Chairman of the Group Board of Directors, comments: “We are pleased that with Johannes Pfeffer we have been able to secure an internationally experienced manager who will successfully develop ebm-papst’s St. Georgen location”.

Johannes Pfeffer comes from the US automation specialist Belden, where he has been manager of the Automation & Control division since 2009. Previously, Pfeffer, who studied physics at the University of Tübingen and management at the Steinbeis Graduate School of Business Management in Stuttgart, held a variety of management positions at automotive supplier Behr.

As management spokesperson, Johannes Pfeffer will take over areas such as drive engineering and automobiles, plus functional responsibility for sales, business sector development, production and development.

Pfeffer lives in Tübingen, is married and has five children.

Johannes Pfeffer’s Curriculum Vitae

Johannes Pfeffer studied physics at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen. He began his professional career in 1994 with the IT and measurement specialist Hewlett Packard. From 1999 to 2009, the physicist with an MBA degree from the Steinbeis Graduate School of Business Management in Stuttgart worked in a variety of executive positions at automotive supplier Behr.

Since 2009, Johannes Pfeffer has been manager responsible for the Automation & Control division of US automation specialist Belden.

Pfeffer is married with five children and lives in Tübingen.

Hauke Hannig
Head of Corporate Communication / Press Spokesperson ebm-papst Group
Phone: +49 7938 81-7105
Fax: +49 7938 81-97105
hauke.hannig@de.ebmpapst.com

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