Group Executive Board

Dr. Rolf Hengstenberg, CEO KAMAX Group  

Dr. Rolf Hengstenberg, born 1954, grew up in Remscheid. In September 2014, he was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of the KAMAX Group, headquartered in Homberg (Ohm), Germany.

He studied Ferrous Metallurgy at RWTH Aachen University, graduating with a degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in metallurgy and earned a doctorate at the Institute of Physical Metallurgy and Metal Physics. At the same time, Dr. Hengstenberg earned a degree in industrial engineering (Dipl.-Wirtschaftsingenieur).

Before joining KAMAX Dr. Hengstenberg was a Member of the Executive Board at the Mubea Group for more than ten years, where he had worldwide responsibility for the Chassis Division. Prior to that, he worked as Chief Technical Officer for nine years, and then was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board at Plettac AG in Plettenberg, Germany.

Dr. Hengstenberg is married and has two grown-up daughters.

Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding, CMO KAMAX Group  

Dr. Wolfgang Scheiding, born 1968, grew up in Melsungen. In December 2015, he was appointed Chief Marketing 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.

Jörg Steins, COO 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 and as Chief Operation Officer he is responsible for the Production.

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.

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.