Effective March 1st, 2021, Hannes Säubert will assume the position of Managing Director of ebm-papst Landshut GmbH, a subsidiary of the ebm-papst Group based in Mulfingen/Germany. The leader in fan and motor technology has gained an international executive for the successful further development of the business unit ebm-papst Landshut.

Hannes Säubert can draw from a wide range of management and consulting experience in Europe and North America. Most recently, he held an executive management position with Alliance Laundry Systems in the USA. Prior to that, he was responsible for the North America activities of Kärcher and had held staff and management positions at Hilti. Hannes Säubert began his professional career with management consulting firm Arthur D. Little.

Stefan Brandl, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board: “With Dr. Hannes Säubert, we have gained a manager whose great international experience and expertise will contribute to the successful development of ebm-papst Landshut. The partners, the advisory board and the group management wish him all the best for his new task.” 

In his role as Managing Director, Hannes Säubert will be responsible for ebm-papst Landshut GmbH, including its plants in Slovenia and Serbia and development centers in Osnabrück/Germany and the Netherlands.

Johannes Pfeffer, Group Managing Director for the business units St. Georgen and Landshut: “With all his experience and leadership competence, Dr. Säubert is exactly the right person for the future of ebm-papst Landshut. With him, we shall successfully continue on our “Landshuter Weg” and seize the opportunities in the growing Heating Technology and Household Appliances markets.”

Vita Dr. Hannes Säubert
Hannes Säubert studied technical business administration at University of Stuttgart and received an M.B.A. from Portland State University (USA), before obtaining his doctorate at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel in 2005. He started his professional career in 1998 with international consulting firm Arthur D. Little in Wiesbaden/Germany. Having made partner in 2008, Hannes Säubert left Arthur D. Little to join the construction technology group Hilti, first as Senior Vice President Corporate Development, then as General Manager of the market organization “Energy & Industry” in North America. From 2014 to 2017, he held the positions of CEO USA and Region President North America at Kärcher, a leading provider of cleaning technology and systems. Since 2018, Hannes Säubert has been Vice President of Alliance Laundry Systems, the world market leader in commercial washing machines and dryers, and was responsible for the North American commercial business.