Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consults and supports the institute’s management and the bodies of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The 30th Board of Trustees meeting occurred on March 27th, 2020. The Board of Trustees consists of the following members:


R. ACHATZ, DR.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
Former General Manager thyssenkrupp Transrapid GmbH, Munich

A. BECK, DR.
Head of Division Bund-Länder Research Institutions, Saxony State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts, Dresden

C. DALLE DONNE, DR. (Guest)
Head of Materials, Processes and Tests (ESCM), Airbus Operations GmbH, Bremen

J. FETZER, DR.
Executive Vice President MARELLI, Saitama-city, Japan

R.-M. FRANKE
Former CEO Factory Automation, Digital Factory Division, Siemens AG, Nuremberg

T. FRAUENPREIß
CEO XLase GmbH, Hamburg

A. HANDSCHUH, DR.
Chancellor Technische Universität Dresden

T. HOSENFELDT, PROF. DR.
Senior Vice President Research and Innovation, Central Technology, Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach

U. KRAUSE, DR.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Project Management Agency Karlsruhe, Production and Manufacturing Technologies, Head of Branch Office Dresden

M. KURSAWE, DR.
Director Performance Materials | Operations – Head of EHS & Compliance, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt

P. G. NOTHNAGEL, MinR
Head of Division Structural Development, Energy and Environment relating to Economy, Saxon State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labor and Transport, Dresden

C. RÜTTIMANN, DR.
CTO Bystronic Laser AG, Niederönz, Switzerland

O. SCHAUERTE, DR. (Guest)
Group Innovation Materials, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg

I. STOLL, DR.
Director Engineering Support Processes (TEP), MTU Aero Engines AG, Munich

C. ULLMANN, DR.
CEO Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich

F.-J. WETZEL, DR.
BMW Motorrad, Munich