HÜBNER has a new general manager: Gerald Steinhoff will take charge of financial and administrative areasPersonnel changes at the global rail supplier
Kassel, Germany (1 July 2020). A new general manager for HÜBNER: Starting immediately, Gerald Steinhoff will join Helge Förster (Mobility business segment) and Ingolf Cedra (Material Solutions and Photonics business segments) in the top management team of the world market leader for gangway systems for buses and railway vehicles. The 52-year-old manager will assume responsibility for the financial and administrative areas of the global corporate group.
"We are very pleased that we have been able to recruit Gerald Steinhoff as CFO for the company. With his international experience - particularly in China and the USA - he brings excellent qualifications to advance the development of our business together with Helge Förster and Ingolf Cedra," commented Advisory Board Chairman and owner Reinhard Hübner.
Steinhoff comes originally from Westphalia, Germany, and has four children. His career path took him at first to MTU Aero Engines where he worked in various commercial functions at the Munich location of the company before becoming CFO for MTU Aero Engines North America. For the past 13 years, Steinhoff has worked for Lufthansa Technik – initially in business administration functions at the company's Hamburg location, then as a project manager, and finally as Senior Vice President Sales Asia Pacific in Singapore.
Gerald Steinhoff: "I have come to know HÜBNER as a globally active family-owned company with exciting products and concepts and exemplary values. I look forward very much to becoming part of the Group."
The HÜBNER Group
Mobility. Materials. Photonics. | united by passion.
As a global system supplier for the mobility industry, for manufacturing and for life sciences and research applications, the HÜBNER Group is the worldwide leader in gangway systems for buses and railway vehicles (Mobility), a well-recognized specialist for sophisticated elastomer solutions and products, insulation and composite materials (Material Solutions), as well as a supplier for applications in the field of laser, terahertz and high frequency technologies (Photonics). The HÜBNER Group employs more than 3,500 persons worldwide. In addition to the headquarters in Kassel, Germany, HÜBNER has established more than 30 locations around the world.
Gerald Steinhoff (2nd from left) is the new General Manager at HÜBNER and will drive the further development of the company together with the Managing Directors Helge Förster (right) and Ingolf Cedra (2nd from right) as well as Advisory Board Chairman and owner Reinhard Hübner.