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MANN+HUMMEL Organization & Management

22,222 employees worldwide at more than 80 locations are working together to build on the success of MANN+HUMMEL. Our company management supports them with its organizational experience, strong management and an international, comprehensive corporate strategy.

Our managing directors are responsible for the planning of our global operations and leadership of the company. Learn more about the members of the company management, their organization and the content of their work.

Kurk Wilks
President & Chief Executive Officer

Kurk Wilks has been President and CEO since January 2020 and manages the group together with Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Emese Weissenbacher. The units Original Equipment, Automotive Aftermarket, Life Sciences & Environment, Legal, Insurance & Compliance, Communications & Marketing and Internal Audit report to the President and CEO. Since 1998, the US citizen has held various positions at MANN+HUMMEL in North America. Kurk Wilks has a degree in Accounting and an MBA from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan.

Emese Weissenbacher
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Emese Weissenbacher has been Chief Financial Officer since 2015 and Executive Vice President at MANN+HUMMEL since January 2020. The business studies graduate, who has been with the company since 1994, is responsible for the business units IT, Finance & Controlling, HR, Technology and Global Business and Technical Solutions. After different positions in Operations and Business Units, Romanian-born with Hungarian roots Emese Weissenbacher was previously Group Vice President Europe and was responsible for a total of seven plants and roughly 3,000 employees in Europe.

In their daily work, our Management Board Committee closely collaborates with the business units and our functional areas. These are represented by the Senior Leadership Team, the key management committee of the MANN+HUMMEL Group and advisor to the Management Board Committee. 

Meet our Senior Leadership Team

Fua Nipah

President and General Manager
Air Filtration Solutions 

Harald Späth

President and General Manager
Original Equipment

Stefan Tolle

President and General Manager Automotive Aftermarket

Cedric Dackam

President and General Manager
Water & Membrane Solutions

Dr. Mark Müser

President Air Filtration Americas & Group Vice President Global Operations LSE

Helena Hofer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Hanno Höhn

Chief Procurement Officer

Nicole Schuler

Group Vice President Integrated Business Services

Gudmund Semb

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Charles Vaillant

Chief Technology & Chief Digital Officer

Alexander Stamm

Chief Information Officer

Gunnar Skoeries

General Counsel

Rostislav Khyr

Group Vice President Global Operations Transportation