Organization and management

    More than 20,000 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.

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

    Werner Lieberherr

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Werner Lieberherr has been president of the MANN+HUMMEL company since 2018. Prior to his service at MANN+HUMMEL Lieberherr was President & Chief Executive Officer of the publicly traded company B/E Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV). Following the acquisition of B/E Aerospace by Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) in April 2017, he accompanied the successful integration of the Group and the ongoing acquisition of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies (NYSE: UTX). Previously, Werner Lieberherr spent 16 years in various management positions in the energy industry at ABB and Alstom Power, Inc.

    Emese Weissenbacher

    Chief Financial Officer

    Emese Weissenbacher has been Chief Financial Officer at MANN+HUMMEL since July 2015. The business studies graduate joined the company in 1994. After positions in different departments she was previously Group Vice President Europe and was responsible for a total of seven plants and roughly 3,000 employees in Europe.

    Kai Knickmann

    President & General Manager OE

    Kai Knickmann has been the managing director responsible for Automotive OEM & Industrial Filtration since March 2016. The chartered engineer is specialized in the field of combustion engines and automotive engineering. He joined MANN+HUMMEL in 1999. Since then he has had a number of different managerial positions in the area of research and development for the automotive original equipment market. As a result he is well familiar with customer requirements and technological challenges.

    Josef Parzhuber

    President & General Manager Automotive Aftermarket

    Josef Parzhuber has been president of the automotive aftermarket business unit since 2016. The business studies graduate was previously responsible at MANN+HUMMEL for the area of water filtration and also worked for MANN+HUMMEL Asia Pacific. He was based in Singapore for a number of years and was able to acquire valuable knowledge of the Asian market.