Thu, 31.03.2016

A change at Management level: Ralf Grosshauser is the new CEO at Thermamax


Ralf Großhauser

New CEO: Ralf Großhauser

Ralf Großhauser will take over as Chief Executive Officer of Thermamax Hochtemperaturdämmungen GmbH from the 7th March 2016. He will lead the company together with Hartmut Auer who has been CFO since 2014. Ralf Großhauser takes over from Dr. Jochen Weyrauch who has led the company on an interim basis since October 2015. As planned, Dr. Weyrauch becomes Chairman of the Advisory Board.

Dr. Weyrauch said, "In Ralf Großhauser we've been able to appoint a recognized expert in the Engine business."

Ralf Großhauser has more than 20 years career and management experience with a leading German engine manufacturer. In his position as Senior Vice President his responsibilities during the last 10 years have included the Turbocharger Business Unit, allowing him to significantly influence the development of the company.

"I love the technology and the diverse industry sectors that Thermamax covers with it's highly technical insulation solutions. Thermamax is active in a demanding international market with fantastic growth potential. Together with the team at Thermamax I look forward to shaping the future development of the company and to meeting the individual needs of the customers", said the excited future CEO. He has clear prorities for the future: “Setting the course for further growth, technological lead, and internationalization.”

As CEO Ralf Großhauser will assume direct responsibility for Development, Production, Logistics, and Quality, in addition to the Sales and Marketing functions. He will also concentrate on the expansion of the USA and China activities.

"In Ralf Großhauser and Hartmut Auer we are absolutely convinced we have the right individuals to successfully lead Thermamax into the future", said the Chairman of the Advisory Board.