Chief Executive Officer
In February, 2011, Olaf Pehmöller was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the STEPHAN Group, and has been a member of the management board since joining the group in August 2003. At that time, he was responsible in the management board for the engineering and automation activities such as STEPHAN Process Engineering.
Before joining the STEPHAN Group, he spent more than 13 years with the GEA Group where he held several management positions in the process engineering division.
Olaf Pehmöller is of German nationality and was born in in July, 1965. In 1990, he got a master of science in computer science and mathematics from the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel/Germany.
Dr. Wolfgang Bednar
Chief Operating Officer
In September, 2015, Dr. Wolfgang Bednar was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the STEPHAN Machinery GmbH. Currently Dr. Wolfgang Bednar is managing all operation activities.
Before joining the STEPHAN Machinery GmbH, he spent 10 years with BSH Hausgeräte GmbH in different management positions. Dr. Bednar worked 12 years in the United States and Germany as General Manager / COO.
Dr. Wolfgang Bednar is of German nationality and was born in October, 1960. He studied Chemical Engineering and received his Dr.-Ing. degree in heat transfer at the Technical University of Karlsruhe (TH).
Chief Contracting Officer
In April, 2014, Günter Dähling was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the newly founded ProXES Group. With effect from July 2015 Mr Dähling receives the new Position as a Chief Contracting Officer.
Günter Dähling joined STEPHAN in 2004 and has been responsible for the Financial Department ever since. In 2013 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the STEPHAN Group.
Before joining the STEPHAN Group he worked with Alfa Laval / Tetra Pak and the GEA Group in different positions for 20 years.
Günter Dähling is of German nationality and was born in August, 1957.
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