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Dr. Peter Köhler

Chairman of the Board of the Weidmüller-Group

 

Dr. Peter Köhler was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the family-owned business in 2011 and as Chairman of the Board in 2013. Previously, Dr. Peter Köhler was Managing Director of W.C. Heraeus for nine years, leading the international technology company’s largest division (precious metals, technologies, materials). From 1996 to 2002, the Doctor of Physics was employed within the management team at Weidmüller. From 1991 to 1996 he held a number of management positions within the automotive division of Flachglas AG/Pilkington.

 

Dr. Peter Köhler was born in 1958 and is married with four children.

 

Association and network activities:

 

  • Board member of the German Electrical and Electronics Manufacurers’ Association (ZVEI)
  • Chairman of the Industrial Affairs Committee (IACO) of Businesseurope, a European employer organisation
  • Member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
  • and many other national and international activities
 
 Dr. Peter Köhler
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Peter Köhler

Chief Executive Officer