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Pioneering Industrial Sustainability

Our Management

We do not replace industrial components like-for-like, but build them back more wear-resistant to outlive a new component.

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President and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Fetzer
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Executive leader with more than 25 years of international expertise in project-based global businesses, experienced in business transformations, demanding growth, and challenging turnaround situations. Experienced across diverse global industries such as Energy, Power, Renewables, EPC Construction, and Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and Manufacturing. A decisive analytical leader that streamlines business operations to increase sales, efficiencies, improves productivity and develops high-performance teams to exceed business objectives. 

Patrick Fetzer holds a Master degree in Industrial Management & Production from The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland and an MBA from The College of William and Mary’s Mason School of Business in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. He is a PMI certified Project Management Professional and is fluent in English, German and French.

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Sustainability is at the core of what we do

For a lot of companies sustainability is an after-thought. They’ll reduce waste or get green electricity and call it a day.  We have been pioneering industrial sustainability, helping businesses use less resources and make industrial machines and equipment last longer, for over a hundred years,” explains Patrick Fetzer.

Tabish Wani

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tabish Wani
Tabish Wani

Responsible for Operations, including Sourcing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Sl&OP (Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning) and SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Quality) Management. Has practical experience in the area of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing from international groups in consumer goods and industrial products. He has been leading strategically important projects along the supply chain and sourcing.

Tabish Wani holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India and a Master in Industrial Design and Manufacturing from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. He is fluent in German, English and Hindi.

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Martin Kirchgassner

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Martin Kirchgassner
Martin Kirchgassner

Management executive with consistent and long-term experience and P&L responsibility. Track record in Sales, Product Management, Marketing and Operations. Industrial B2B and Key Account Management expertise. Background in maintenance, repair, wear protection and surface engineering. Strong technical basis in powder metallurgy, welding, brazing and coating technologies. 

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Global Head of Human Resources

Berthold Jansen
Berthold Jansen 2

Visionary, open-minded, positive, enthusiastic, inspiring, and results-oriented C-Suite leader with a strong capability to work in an ever-changing, international environment. Cross-cultural sensitive and knows how to win others.

Berthold Jansen holds a degree in business administration. He started his career as an assembly technician with welding and field services before serving 10 years as Officer in the German Armed Forces. 

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Norbert Finger

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Norbert Finger
Norbert Finger

Senior executive with 25+ years work experience around the globe, with cross-functional teams. Covering areas such as General Management, Finance, IT, Digitization. Strong track record in continuous value enhancement and KPI improvement for SMEs, Family Offices, Multinationals, Private Equity.

Norbert Finger holds a degree in finance and business administration from the University of Regensburg. He lived and worked in Germany, Spain, Portugal, Mexico and the US and is fluent in German, English, Portuguese and Spanish. 

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Sustainability is our DNA