Dr. Henry Puhl

Dr. Henry Puhl (PhD in Engineering) has joined the Executive Board of Linde Material Handling in 2021. As Executive Vice President Operations (ad interim), he is responsible for the company’s production sites in Europe. Henry Puhl had joined the KION Group in 2016 and was previously President of the operating unit STILL EMEA.

Here is a brief overview of his professional career:

  • 2021-Present Linde Material Handling, Aschaffenburg
    Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President Operations (ad interim)
  • 2016–2020 KION Group GmbH, Hamburg
    Member of the KION Group Executive Committee
    Chairman of the Board, President of the Operating Unit STILL EMEA
  • 2009–2016 CLAAS Group
    • 2011–2016 Member of the Executive Committee of the CLAAS Group, MD Business Unit Grain (combines and forage harvesters), Harsewinkel
    • 2009–2011 Speaker of the Board of Management, CLAAS Industrietechnik GmbH, Paderborn
  • 2008–2009 Schaeffler KG
    Head of Ball Bearings Division, Herzogenaurach
  • 2002–2008 Deere & Company
    • 2006–2008 Factory Manager John Deere Works, Bruchsal
    • 2004–2006 Managing Director John Deere India, Pune
    • 2002–2004 Manager Focus Factory Drive Train, Mannheim
  • 1995–1999 Chair of Production Engineering and Business Organisation
    Project Manager for Business Consulting, University of Kaiserslautern

  • Education
    • 1999 Doctorate in Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
    • 1995 Masters in Mechanical Engineering, University of Hannover