Born in Stuttgart in 1968.
He studied Business Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern and graduated with a diploma in Business Engineering.
In 1996, he stared his professional career at REFU Elektronik GmbH in Metzingen/Germany where he worked in various management positions, most recently as Managing Director.
In 2006, he moved to Bosch Rexroth in China as General Manager being in charge of Shenzhen and Xi`an locations for more than 10 years.
In 2016, he became President and CEO of ebm‑papst China with sites in Shanghai (WaiGaoQiao and Nanhui), Xi`an and Qingdao.
In April 2021, Thomas Nürnberger was appointed Managing Director Sales and Marketing (CSO) of the ebm‑papst Group.