Management

Peter Gerstmann

Chairman of the Management Board/Labor Director

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

Compliance, Group Development, Digital Business Management, Human Resources, 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

Member of the Management Board/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