Effective April 1st, 2021, Thomas Nürnberger (52) President and CEO of ebm-papst China has been promoted to Group Management Board in Mulfingen, Germany. In the position of CSO, he will be responsible for global sales.

Since 2016, Thomas Nürnberger is in charge of ebm-papst in Shanghai and has since then developed the Chinese subsidiary very successfully and sustainably. ebm-papst has been in China since 1996 and employs a staff of 2,000 there.

The headquarters which also include the R&D center for products specifically for the Asian market, is located in the free trade zone Waigaoqiao (Shanghai). Production sites are in Nanhui (Shanghai), Xi‘an and Qingdao.

In his new function as CSO, Mr. Nürnberger will continue to hold responsibility for ebm-papst China as President and CEO.

Following Thomas Nürnberger’s move to Mulfingen and the Group Management Board, Tobias Arndt (35) will take over as General Manager of ebm-papst China as per 1 July 2021. In this role, he will report directly to Thomas Nürnberger.

Tobias Arndt has been with ebm-papst in Mulfingen since 2010 in various management positions, most recently as Director Logistics.  Having spent 10 months there as logistics manager, he is quite familiar with the site in China.