Management

Peter Gerstmann

Chairman of the Management Board

"We always derive inspiration for creating durable solutions from our history, corporate culture, and strategy."

Compliance, Group Development, Digital Business Management, IT, Auditing, Corporate Communications

Strategic Business Units: Plant Engineering, Power Systems and Z Lab

Master of Business Administration

  • 2000: Joined Zeppelin as Financial Officer of Zeppelin Silo and Apparatetechnik GmbH (now Zeppelin Systems GmbH)
  • 2002: Managing Director of Zeppelin Silos & Systems GmbH 
  • 2006: Chairman of the Management Board of Zeppelin Silos & Systems GmbH 
  • 2007: Also: Managing Director of Zeppelin GmbH 
  • 2010: Chairman of the Management Board of Zeppelin GmbH

Michael Heidemann

Vice Chairman of the Management Board

"We want our customers and business partners to be able to rely fully and firmly on Zeppelin, and to keep trusting our expertise in creating solutions for future projects as well."

Sales, Marketing, Service

Strategic Business Units: Construction Equipment EU, Construction Equipment CIS, and Rental

Industrial Manager

  • 1992: Joined Zeppelin as branch manager
  • 1997: General Manager of Sales and Marketing for Construction Machines Germany
  • 1999: Managing Director of Sales and Product Support of Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH 
  • 2000: Also, Managing Director of Sales and Product Support of Zeppelin GmbH Trading Division
  • 2003–2007: Also, Labor Relations Director of Zeppelin GmbH
  • 2008: Chairman of the Management Board of Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH
  • 2010: Also, Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Zeppelin GmbH
  • 2017: Moved from his role as Chairman of the Management Board to Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH

Christian Dummler

Managing Director/CFO

"Our financial strategy centers on protecting Zeppelin Group’s financial capability, and therefore stability, at all times, thus enabling us to act in the interests of our customers and employees."

Controlling, Finance, Legal, Real Estate Management

Certified Banking Specialist

  • 2003: Joined Zeppelin as Commercial Manager of MVS Zeppelin GmbH & Co. KG
  • 2005: Chief Commercial Officer of MVS Zeppelin GmbH & Co. KG
  • 2007: Managing Director of Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH
  • 2009–2010: Also, Managing Director of Zeppelin Rental GmbH and Head of Strategic Business Unit Rental
  • 2011: Managing Director of Zeppelin GmbH

 

Alexandra Mebus

Managing Director and Director of Industrial Relations

"The Zeppelin Group’s success is based on the commitment of our employees. That is the reason why we do not only offer various professional trainings and programs, but also put a focus on reconciling family and work."

Human Resources and Human Resources Development

Master of Business Administration, Diplom-Sozialpädagogin

  • 2002-2014: various HR positions at Robert Bosch GmbH, most recent position since 2011 HR Director Division „Bosch Service Solution“, Bosch Sicherheitstechnik GmbH, Frankfurt
  • 2014: Managing Director and Senior Vice President Human Resources, VOITH Turbo GmbH & Co. KG
  • 2017: additionally Head of HR and Managing Director Voith Digital Solutions GmbH
  • 2018: Managing Director and Director of Industrial Relations of Zeppelin GmbH (starting from July, 1)