Manfred Bender has been Chairman of the Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG since July 2007. From April 2004 to June 2007, he was Chief Financial Officer. In his previous role as Business Unit Manager, he was responsible for Finances and Controlling. His professional career began in an international corporate group where he worked in multiple commercial fields and in IT. Manfred Bender has a Business Administration degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Giessen/Friedberg. He is married and has two children. He likes to spend his free time with his family, and also runs marathons and enjoys skiing.
Dr. Matthias Wiemer
Dr. Matthias Wiemer has been a Member of the Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG since July 2007. He was previously Managing Director of Pfeiffer Vacuum from October 2005. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Hanover and, after graduating as an engineer, went on to receive a Ph.D. there. Before Dr. Matthias Wiemer joined Pfeiffer Vacuum, he worked for various international corporations in the mechanical engineering/drive technology sector, holding management roles in development, production and sales. In 2007, Dr. Matthias Wiemer was appointed to the Board. In his free time, he keeps fit with running and hiking.
Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen
Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen has been a Member of the Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG since August 2017. He was previously Managing Director of Pfeiffer Vacuum since September 2015. He studied Physics in Freiburg and Goettingen, where he also received his doctorate. Parallel to that, he gained an intermediate diploma in Business Administration. Following his academic education, Dr. von Hülsen joined a major German mechanical engineering company where he assumed responsible roles in development, then in production, during an extended stay in the United States. Before Dr. von Hülsen joined Pfeiffer Vacuum, he was director for technology and sales in a medium-sized internationally active corporation. He is married and has 4 children. He spends his free time with his family, preferably with sports such as soccer, skiing, sailing and running.