Management at Kurtz Ersa

Management and Advisory Board

Kurtz Ersa is a family business in already 7th generation. We are a machine builder and we are a medium-sized company. For us, management means "leading with heart and mind". We stand for a sustainable company policy and stand for the "One Family" spirit. The Group is managed by the Global Board. Supervision and advice is provided by the Advisory Board.

Global Board

Ralph Knecht, CEO, Chairman of the Management Board
Responsibility:  IT, Quality Management & Communications

Rainer Kurtz, Managing Director

Thomas Mühleck, CFO
Responsibility: Corporate Finance, Controlling, Human Resources, Procurement & Supply Chain, Real Estate, Logistics

Uwe Rothaug, Managing Director Kurtz GmbH & Co. KG
Responsibility: Moulding Machines, Global Sales Europe & Asia

Bernd Schenker, President & COO Kurtz Ersa Asia
Responsibility: Region Asia and China

Albrecht Beck, President & COO Kurtz Ersa America
Responsibility: Region USA & Mexico

Dr. Michael Fischer, Managing Director Ersa GmbH
Responsibility: Electronics Production Equipment

Dr. Michael Wenzel, Managing Director Kurtz Ersa Automation GmbH
Responsibility: Automation

The Kurtz Ersa Management (from left): Albrecht Beck, President and COO Kurtz Ersa, Inc., Uwe Rothaug, Managing Director Kurtz GmbH & Co. KG, Michael Fischer, Managing Director Ersa GmbH, Michael Wenzel, Managing Director Kurtz Ersa Automation GmbH, Ralph Knecht, Kurtz Ersa CEO, Rainer Kurtz, Bernd Schenker, President & COO Kurtz Ersa Asia, and Thomas Mühleck, CFO
The Kurtz Ersa Management (from left): Albrecht Beck, President and COO Kurtz Ersa, Inc., Uwe Rothaug, Managing Director Kurtz GmbH & Co. KG, Michael Fischer, Managing Director Ersa GmbH, Michael Wenzel, Managing Director Kurtz Ersa Automation GmbH, Ralph Knecht, Kurtz Ersa CEO, Rainer Kurtz, Bernd Schenker, President & COO Kurtz Ersa Asia, and Thomas Mühleck, CFO

Advisory Board Kurtz Ersa Group


The management of Kurtz Holding can rely on an advisory board of five highly qualified entrepreneurs - the members:

  • Dr. Dietmar Straub (President)
  • Frank P. Averdung
  • Dr. Armin Kunz
  • Bernhard Kurtz
  • Walter Kurtz
 

Business segments Kurtz Ersa Group

Electronics Production Equipment

  • Executive management: Dr. Michael Fischer
  • Overall Sales: Rainer Krauss
  • Tools & Rework Division: Hansjürgen Bolg
  • Development: Alexander Mühlig

Other functions

Central Services

  • Finance: Stefan Waschik
  • Controlling: Carolin Kurtz
  • Procurement & Supply Chain: Thomas Mühleck
  • Human Resources: Verena A. Frankl
  • Information & Organization: Olaf Lembke
  • Communication: Marcus Loistl
  • Quality Management: Anna Hieble
  • Real Estate: Carolin Kurtz
  • Logistics: Markus Schmidt