Management Board of the Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG
Dr. Eric Taberlet
Dr. Eric Taberlet has been Chairman of the Management Board since November 2017 and Chief Sales Officer since 2019. He was previously President of the Business Unit Semiconductor & Coating at Pfeiffer Vacuum. Dr. Eric Taberlet commands 30 years of experience in vacuum technique. He graduated as a Mechanical Engineer at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Hydraulique in Grenoble (France). Subsequently, he received his PhD in a co-operative project of Institut Polytechnique in Grenoble and M.I.T. in Cambridge (USA). After his studies, he started his career at the vacuum division of Alcatel (later adixen), which was acquired by Pfeiffer Vacuum in 2011. In his free time, Dr. Eric Taberlet likes to ski and cycle.
Nathalie Benedikt has been CFO of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG since 2017. She studied at the Cooperative State University Mannheim and holds a degree in Business Administration. She then worked for an international insurance company before she joined Pfeiffer Vacuum’s controlling & finance department in 2000, which she eventually headed successfully. From 2013 to 2014, Nathalie Benedikt already was CFO of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG. Subsequently, she became a member of the Management Board of an industrial coatings company. Her responsibilities in this position covered the areas controlling and finance, human resources, marketing and communications as well as IT. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and in nature.
Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen
Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen has been a Member of the Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG since August 2017 and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since 2019. 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.
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 his free time, he keeps fit with running and hiking.