Group Executive Board
Jörg Steins, CEO KAMAX Group
Dipl. Ing. Jörg Steins was born in 1967 in Kassel. Since April 2017, he has been a member of the Executive Board of the KAMAX Group. Initially, as Chief Operating Officer (COO), he was responsible for all production sites worldwide. Since April 2019, he is Chairman of the Executive Board of the KAMAX Group based in Homberg (Ohm).
He studied at the University of Kassel and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering (Dipl.-Ing).
Before joining KAMAX, he was most recently Managing Director and COO of ThyssenKrupp Federn und Stabilisatoren GmbH in Hagen, Germany. Before that, Jörg Steins worked in Management positions at different international companies in the automotive supplier industry, in some cases with overall responsibility.
Mr. Steins is married and has a son and two daughters.
Bernd Lechner, COO KAMAX Group
Bernd Lechner, was born in 1966 in Stuttgart. Since August 2019 he is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the KAMAX Group based in Homberg (Ohm).
He studied at the University of Esslingen, specializing in Automotive Engineering, and graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing., FH). He also got a Master of Science in Automobile Engineering of the University of Hertfordshire (UK).
Before joining KAMAX, he worked in various companies in the automotive industry in Germany, South Africa, the Czech Republic and the USA. In different management functions Bernd Lechner worked for for AUDI, FAURECIA, SKF and MAHLE among others.
Mr. Lechner is married and has two daughters.
Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding, CMO KAMAX Group
Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding, born 1968, grew up in Melsungen. In December 2015, he was appointed Chief Market Officer of the KAMAX Group, headquartered in Homberg (Ohm), Germany.
He studied Industrial Engineering at Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt) specialising in Mechanical Engineering and earned a doctorate at the Institute of Materials Science.
Before joining KAMAX in August 2000, Dr. Scheiding was a research associate at TU Darmstadt and with the German Fasteners Association (DeutscherSchraubenverband (DSV), as well as Manager of Application Engineering at Textron.
Dr. Scheiding is married and has two daughters.
Dr. Christian Wahlers, CFO KAMAX Group
Dr. Christian Wahlers, born 1967, grew up in Verden (Aller). In January 2016, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the KAMAX Group, headquartered in Homberg (Ohm), Germany.
He studied Business and Economics at the University of Göttingen and earned a doctorate from the Institute for Information Systems.
Before joining KAMAX, Dr. Wahlers was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Bitzer Group for ten years. Previously he had commercial management responsibilities for more than ten years at the Bitzer Group and at the Otto Bock Group.
Dr. Wahlers is married and has a son and a daughter.