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Konrad Pagenstert

As a member of the Executive Board for Linde Material Handling since 2022, Konrad Pagenstert is responsible for Operations. This covers all manufacturing sites and refurbishment centres, the complete supply chain, the HSE function for Operations and the area of Industrial Engineering & Operational Excellence. Before joining Linde Material Handling, Konrad spent almost 30 years working for a number of leading engineering and manufacturing companies, mainly in the mechanical engineering and automotive sectors.

Here is a brief overview of his professional career:

  • Since 2022, Linde Material Handling, Aschaffenburg, Germany
    Member of the Executive Board responsible for Operations
  • 2018–2021, Bosch Siemens Household Appliances GmbH, Munich, Germany
    CTO/COO Region Emerging Markets, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2017–2018, ZKW Group, Wieselburg, Austria
    COO Group
  • 2016–2017 BOSAL Group, Lummen, Belgium
    Managing Director Transport Systems, Markgröningen, Germany
  • 2013–2015, KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany
    COO Group
  • 2012–2013, Danaher Corp., Washington, D.C., USA
    VP Operations Leica Microsystems, Wetzlar, Germany
  • 2009–2012, Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, USA
    GM/VP Operations Varese, Italy/Marion, USA
  • 2005–2009, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
    Plant Manager, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering (formerly ZF), Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
  • 1996–2005, BMW Group, Munich, Germany
    Production Manager/IE Manager/Supply Chain, Munich & Dingolfing, Germany/Birmingham, UK

  • Education
    • 1999–2004, PhD at Cranfield University, UK
    • 1991–2000, Master of Engineering, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    • 1988–1991, Bachelor of Engineering, Imperial College London, UK