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Executive Board

Forward-looking, responsible leadership has been fundamental to Dräger’s corporate culture for more than 130 years. Stefan Dräger and his Executive Board team are dedicated in realising a sustainable increase in corporate value, pursuing that objective with openness, passion and high standards.

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Stefan Dräger

Chairman of the Executive Board

Name

Stefan Dräger

Date and place of birth

18 March 1963, Lübeck

With the company since

1992

1984–1987

Stuttgart University of Cooperative Education

Dual study program in electrical engineering with internship at Hewlett-Packard in Böblingen, Germany

Qualification: Dipl. Ing. Electrical Engineering

12/1987–11/1991

FICHTNER, Stuttgart, Germany

Consulting Engineer for process control systems

12/1991–10/1992

Freelance work for projects during the abovementioned period of employment

11/1992–12/1992

Drägerwerk AG, Lübeck, Germany

Orientation at headquarters

01/1993–06/1993

Dräger Canada, Mississauga Ontario

Various responsibilities related to distribution and sales

09/1993–08/1995

National Dräger, Pittsburgh PA, USA

Establishment of a sales organisation for gas detection systems

11/1995–05/1999

Dräger Safety, Lübeck, Germany

Head of Product Management, Gas Detection Systems

06/1999–09/2002

Dräger Medical, Lübeck, Germany

Head of the Intensive Care Business Unit

seit 01/2003

Drägerwerk AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of Executive Board

03/2004– 06/2005

Drägerwerk AG, Lübeck, Germany

Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board

since 07/2005

Drägerwerk AG, Lübeck
Chairman of the Executive Board

since 12/2007

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck
Chairman of the Executive Board

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Gert-Hartwig Lescow

CFO and Executive Board member for IT, and Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board

Name

Gert-Hartwig Lescow

Date and place of birth

31.08.1967, Rendsburg, Germany

With the company since

2008

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Studies

1989–1995

University of Hamburg

Physics

Qualification: Graduate Physicist

1997–1999

MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA

Master of Business Administration

Beruflicher Werdegang

08/1995–12/2001

McKinsey & Company, USA/Germany
Management Consultant

01/2002–06/2006

mobilcom AG, Büdelsdorf, Germany

Head of Finance

09/2006–02/2008

Voith AG, Heidenheim, Germany

Corporate Development

seit 04/2008

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany
Member of the Executive Board, CFO

Seit 2015

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board, CFO

Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board

Seit 2016

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

CFO and Executive Board member for IT

Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board

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Calendar and publications

On this page you will find financial results and reports of Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA. You have access to ad hoc news, capital market information, voting rights announcements and notifications of proprietary transactions.

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Rainer Klug

Executive Board member for Safety Division

Name

Rainer Klug

Date and place of birth

05 May 1968, Goslar, Germany

With the company since

2015

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1991–1997

University of Applied Sciences Hannover & AGH University of Science and Technology,

Krakow, Poland

Mechanical Engineering / Factory Automation

Qualification: Dipl. Ing. Mechanical Engineering

Career history

1997–2001

KSB AG, Frankenthal, Germany

Project Manager Global Manufacturing Network with postings in India and Australia

2001–2006

KSB AG, Frankenthal, Germany 

Head of Mechanical Production/Production Control, Head of Assembly and Test Facilities

2006–2013

Baumer Group AG, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Chief Operations Officer, Member of the Executive Board, Chairman Baumer

Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, India

2013–2015

Giesecke und Devrient GmbH, Munich, Germany

Group Senior Vice President / Head of Global Operations

Mobile Security, Managing Director G&D Slovakia s.r.o., Nitra, Slovakia

08/2015–12/2015

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Purchasing, Production, Logistics

01/2016–08/2018

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Purchasing, Production, Logistics and Region America

09/2018–12/2019

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Purchasing, Production, Logistics, Quality and Region America

since 01/2020

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Executive Board member for Safety Division

 

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Experts for Safety

For nearly 130 years, Dräger has provided safety products, solutions and services to businesses across the world – no matter what their size or industry sector. We provide companies and their employees with protection, support and lifesaving equipment in many hazardous applications.

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Dr Reiner Piske

Executive Board member for Sales and Human Resources

Name

Dr Reiner Piske

Date and place of birth

12 April 1970, Hoyerswerda, Germany

With the company since

2015

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1990–1997

University of Karlsruhe and Technical University Berlin

Industrial Engineering

Qualification: Dipl. Ing.

1998–2003

Technical University Berlin

Qualification: Dr rer. oec.

Career history

2003–2006

REHAU AG & Co., Rehau, Germany

Management Assistant

2006–2009

REHAU Pte Ltd (Asia Pacific HQ), Singapore

HR Director REHAU APAC, Member of Regional Management,

Head of Human Resources

2010–2012

REHAU Pte Ltd, Singapore

Chief Operating Officer/Deputy CEO REHAU APAC, Member of Regional Management Board, Head of Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, IT/IS, General services

2012–2015

Groz-Beckert KG, Albstadt, Germany

Vice President Corporate HR, Head of Human Resources

Most recently Member of the Group Management Board and Chief Executive of corporate facilities (hotel, daycare center, school)

11/2015–12/2019

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Executive Board member for Human Resources

since 01/2020

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Executive Board member for Sales and Human Resources

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Working for Dräger

Every life is unique. Protect, support and rescue lives: that's what we do at Dräger – day in and day out. Therefore, we are interested in you if you are looking to work for an organisation that does something more, something that’s truly worth working for.

Why Dräger? Learn more

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Global network

Our world-wide network is the foundation of our direct, ongoing customer communication.  

Get in touch with Dräger UK

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Anton Schrofner

Executive Board member for Medical Division

Name

Anton Schrofner

Date and place of birth

23 August 1963, Salzburg, Austria

With the company since

2010

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1978–1984

Higher Technical Institute Salzburg, Austria, Machine/Industrial Engineering

Qualification: Dipl. Ing. (HTL)

1997–2001

Part-time business studies at the WU Vienna (ÖCI) and the University of Innsbruck (MCI) - Specialisation: International Management

Qualification: Dipl. Business Administration

Career history

10/1984–08/1993

Various positions in the family business 

Schrofner Fülltechnik GmbH, Salzburg, Austria

Head of Machining, Head of Work Preparation, Head of Technology

08/1993–12/1994

Tecan Group AG, Männedorf, Switzerland

Project Manager R&D, Industrialisation

12/1994–02/1996

Tecan Group AG, Männedorf, Switzerland

Head of Logistics & Manufacturing

02/1996–01/2001

Tecan Group AG, Männedorf, Switzerland

Head of Detection division

Managing Director Member of the Executive Committee

01/2001–11/2003

Tecan Group AG, Männedorf, Switzerland

Head of Tecan Instruments, Head of Robotics & Liquid Handling division,

Managing Director Member of the Executive Committee

11/2003–04/2007

Phonak AG (today: Sonova Holding AG), Stäfa, Switzerland

Executive Vice President Operations & Supply Chain, COO

05/2007–04/2009

Forteq Group AG, Nidau, Switzerland
COO, Turnaround and restructuring mandate

05/2009–08/2010

Panwerk GmbH, Grödig, Austria

Service provider for product innovations and shareholdings,

Managing Partner

09/2010–12/2013

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Production, Logistics and IT

2014–2015

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Innovation and IT

2016

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Innovation, Product and Application Management, Quality

01/2017–09/2018

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Innovation, Segment and Product Management, Quality

09/2018–12/2019

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Member of the Executive Board Innovation, Segment and Product Management

since 01/2020

Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG, Lübeck, Germany

Executive Board member for Medical Division

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Your Specialist in Acute Care

Improving critical care is what drives us. Learn how our solutions can help you protect, support and save lives – across departments and across your hospital.

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Rules of Procedure for the Executive Board of Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG

Rules of Procedure for the Executive Board of Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG

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Remuneration system for the members of the Executive Board

Remuneration system for the members of the Executive Board

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Dräger Corporate Principles

Our corporate principles

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Other topics

Our Principles of Business and Conduct—handshake

Our Principles of Business and Conduct

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Annual Report 2021

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Sustainability Report 2021

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23558 Lübeck
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