Norma Group

Management Board

Bernd Kleinhens
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NORMA Group SE since January 1, 2018
Member of the Management Board / Business Development of NORMA Group SE since 2011
Current Management Board term expires: December 31, 2022
Born in 1967
Nationality: German
Last date of appointment: 2017
Responsibilities: Business Development, Group Communications, Sales, Marketing, Research & Development, Product and Price Development, Personnel

Professional background

2011 - 2017 Board Member Business Development at NORMA Group SE
2010 - 2011 Managing Director of the Business Unit Business Development at NORMA Group GmbH
2005 - 2009 Managing Director of the Business Unit Commercial & Passenger Vehicles at NORMA Group GmbH
2001 - 2005 Global Sales Director for Commercial & Passenger Vehicles at Rasmussen GmbH, the predecessor of NORMA Germany GmbH
1999 - 2001 Business Area Sales Manager for NORMACLAMP at Rasmussen GmbH
1995 - 1999 Marketing Manager Automotive at Rasmussen GmbH
1991 - 1995 Development Engineer at Rasmussen GmbH

Studies / professional education

Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Central Hessen

Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group

none


Dr. Michael Schneider
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of NORMA Group SE since July 2015
Current Management Board term expires: June 30, 2023
Born in 1963
Nationality: German
Last date of appointment: 2017
Responsibilities: Finance & Reporting, Controlling, Investor Relations, Treasury & Insurances, Legal and M&A, Risk Management, Compliance, Internal Audit, Corporate Responsibility

Professional background

2010 - 2015 Managing Director / CFO, FTE automotive Group
2006 - 2009 Member of the Management Board, Veritas AG
2003 - 2006 Director of Finance and IT, Aesculap AG (B. Braun Melsungen Group)
Previous Various international management positions, thereof 3 years in Brazil

Studies / professional education

Studies of business economics at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen
PhD in Economics at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen

Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group

Member of the Supervisory Board of Leitwerk AG, Appenweier, Germany
Member of the Supervisory Board of accuris AG, Munich, Germany

Dr. Friedrich Klein
Chief Operations Executive Officer (COO) of NORMA Group SE since October 1, 2018
Current Management Board term expires: September 30, 2021
Born in 1962
Nationality: German
Last date of appointment: 2018
Responsibilities: Production, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Operational Global Excellence, Quality, ICT, ESG (Environment, Social, Governance)

Professional background

2008 - 2018 Various leading positions at Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co KG, Herzogenaurach
2007 - 2008 Head of Energy Management at Muhr und Bender KG, Attendorn
2005 - 2007 Director of Operations at Mubea Inc, Florence, USA
1996 - 2004 Various leading positions at Muhr und Bender KG, Attendorn
1989 - 1996 Various leading positions at WZL der RWTH Aachen, Aachen

Studies / professional education

Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from RWTH Aachen
Doctorate in Engineering from RWTH Aachen

Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group

none