Press releases

20 June 2018

Dr. Stephan Arnold to assume responsibility for R&D department at ebm-papst

After more than a decade in the group management of the Mulfingen-based family business ebm-papst, Dr. Bruno Lindl (65) will resign from his position as Managing Director for Research and Development on June 30, 2018 and will go into retirement, as planned for some time.

Dr. Stephan Arnold (left), Dr. Bruno Lindl (right)
Dr. Stephan Arnold (left), Dr. Bruno Lindl (right)

During his highly successful tenure, Lindl, together with his management colleagues, led the fan specialist to become a global innovation driver and raised the corporate group to a turnover level of over €2 billion. The shareholders and the advisory board of ebm-papst would like to express their sincere gratitude for his achievements.

Dr. Stephan Arnold (55), an internationally experienced manager, will take over the Group Management Division R&D on July 1, 2018. Dr. Arnold comes from Schuler AG, the world's largest manufacturer of presses, where as member of the Executive Board he was responsible for the division of Technology. Prior to that, he was Head of Group Development at Miele & Cie KG; and held various management positions within the Volkswagen Group in Germany and the USA.

Stefan Brandl, Chief Executive Officer of the ebm-papst Group: "With Dr. Stephan Arnold, we have gained an outstanding head for our R&D department with whom we will continue to develop the company internationally and in a future-oriented manner. My special thanks go to my colleague Dr. Bruno Lindl for the trusting and successful cooperation over the past years".

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

ebm-papst Mulfingen GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
Bachmühle 2
74673 Mulfingen