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Ralf W. Dieter, CEO

  • Born in 1961
  • Nationality: German
  • Study: Business Administration
  • Chairman since January 1, 2006; appointed until June 30, 2023
  • Joined Dürr AG's Board of Management on January 1, 2005

Responsible for:

  • Measuring and Process Systems
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources (Employee Affairs Director)
  • Internal Auditing
  • Corporate Compliance
  • digital@DÜRR
  • Global IT
  • Temporary assumption of the CFO tasks until July 31, 2020

Positions on statutory supervisory boards:

  • HOMAG Group AG*, Schopfloch (Chairman, part of the Dürr Group)
  • Körber AG, Hamburg
  • Schuler AG*, Göppingen
  • additional positions within the Dürr Group

* listed on stock exchange

1989 – 1995 DAT AG, Ratingen
Consultant, Regional Manager, Division Manager, Director
1995 – 1998 IBM Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart
Director and Head of Sales Business Partner Germany
Head of Sales Central Europe
1998 – 1999 IBM EMEA European Headquarter, Paris
Director of Channel Sales EMEA
1999 – 2003 Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Oberkochen
Business Unit Manager and Chairman of the Board of Management
2003 – 2005 Carl Schenck AG, Darmstadt
Chairman of the Board of Management
2005 – 2006 Dürr AG, Stuttgart
Member of the Board of Management
since 2006 Dürr AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen (since 2009)
Chairman of the Board of Management
(As of Jan 1, 2020)

Dr. Jochen Weyrauch (Dep. CEO)

  • Born in 1966
  • Nationality: German
  • Study: Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Member of the Board of Management since January 1, 2017; appointed until December 31, 2024
  • Deputy CEO since January 1, 2020

Responsible for:

  • Paint and Final Assembly Systems
  • Application Technology
  • Clean Technology Systems
  • Corporate Development
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Global Sourcing
1990 - 1999 Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG, Frankfurt am Main
Various management positions
Member of the Management Board
1999 - 2002 PhD (Dr.-Ing.)
1999 - 2003 Turbo-Lufttechnik GmbH (TLT), Zweibrücken & Cleveland, Ohio
President & CEO
2003 - 2005 Carl Schenck AG, Darmstadt
Member of the Management Board/COO
2006 - 2014 Schenck Process Holding GmbH, Darmstadt
President & CEO
2014 - 2016 Endurance Capital AG, Munich
Senior Partner

Independent Consultant
since 2017 Dürr AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen
Member of the Board of Management
since 2020 Dürr AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen
Deputy CEO
(As of Jan 1, 2020)

Pekka Paasivaara

  • Born in 1961
  • Nationality: Finnish
  • Study: Economics and Master of Business Administration
  • Member of the Board of Management since January 1, 2019; appointed until December 31, 2021

Responsible for:

  • Woodworking Machinery and Systems
  • Operational Excellence

Positions on statutory supervisory boards:

  • Deutsche Messe AG, Hanover
  • additional positions within the Dürr Group
1988 – 1992 Dynawatt Power Systems, Finland and Switzerland
Founder and Managing Director
1994 – 1998 ABB Flexible Automation GmbH, Friedberg
General Manager BU Customer Services / Regional Manager Europe
1999 – 2004 Rexroth Indramat GmbH, Lohr am Main
Chairman of the Management Group

Bosch Rexroth, Electric Drives & Controls Division, Lohr am Main
Chairman of the Management Group
Global Project Management
2005 – 2007 Lenze AG, Hameln
Member of the Executive Board
2008 – 2014 Germanischer Lloyd SE (GL Group), Hamburg and London
Member of the Executive Board, CEO GL Industry

DNV GL Group, Oslo
CEO Oil & Gas, member of the Executive Committee DNV GL
2014 – 2015 Gerson Lehrman Group, London
Investment Advisory (M&A and strategy consulting)
since 2015 Chairman of the Board of Management of HOMAG Group AG
since 2019 Dürr AG, Bietigheim-Bissingen
Member of the Board of Management
(As of Jan 1, 2020)