Management & Supervisory Board


Reliability in all business activities is a quality to which both the Management Board and the Supervisory Board are committed. Over the past years, the Supervisory Board has supported the strategy of Messer to the best of its ability and, in so doing, has always called for business sustainability alongside commercial success.

Management Board of Messer

Stefan Messer, Chairman of the Management Board *
Ernst Bode, Member of the Management Board *
Helmut Kaschenz, Member of the Management Board *
Dr. Uwe Bechtolf, Chief Financial Officer
Johann Ringhofer, Chief Technology Officer
Adolf Walth, Chief Marketing Officer

* Management Board of Messer Management SE as General Partner and extended management of KGaA


Supervisory Board of Messer

Dr. J├╝rgen Heraeus, Chairman and Member of the Audit Committee

From industry and business:

Dr. Werner Breuers, Vice-Chairman
Dr. Johannes Fritz, Chairman of the Audit Committee
Heike Niehues, Member of the Audit Committee
Sabine Scheunert
Dr. Karl-Gerhard Seifert
Dr. Nathalie von Siemens

Maureen Messer

Management-Team Messer Americas

Jens Luehring, Chief Executive Officer (Americas)
Gareth Parkin, Chief Financial Officer (Americas)
Brian Kenney, Executive Vice President Operations (Americas)
Chris Ebeling, Sales & Marketing US Bulk Executive Vice President (US)

Rob Capellman, MPG Americas & Tonnage US Executive Vice President (Americas)
Christian Lafleur, General Manager (Canada)
Scott Latta, General Manager (Brazil)
Maria Iglesias, General Manager (Colombia)

Advisory Board Messer Industries

Dr. Hans-Gerd Wienands, Messer, Vorsitzender
Stefan Messer, Messer
Ernst Bode, Messer
Dr. Alexander Dibelius, CVC
Dr. Daniel Pindur, CVC
Lars Haegg, CVC
Helmut Kaschenz, Messer, Observer
Marcel Messer, Messer, Observer
Can Toygar, CVC, Observer
James Christopoulos, CVC, Observer