Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck (born 1958 in Bonn-Beuel, Germany) studied Engineering with a Major in Production Technology at the Rheinisch-Westfaelischen Technischen Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen. Following his graduation as Dipl.-Ing., from 1987 until 1992 he worked at the Institute for Hydraulics and Pneumatics at RWTH as a scientific assistant. In the course of joint industrial research he was involved in the development of hydraulic systems and earned a doctorate’s degree for this subject.
In 1992 Dr. Rinck joined the Mannesmann Rexroth AG. From 1993 to 1999 he worked in several functions and business areas as Division Manager for Sales & Distribution as well as Development. He was appointed to the management body of the Mannesmann Rexroth AG in Lohr am Main in 1999. Two years later, in 2001, Dr.-Ing. Rinck took over the position as Business Manager Technology of the Bosch Rexroth AG for the business unit Mobile Hydraulics.
In 2003 Stefan Rinck was made Spokesman of the Management Board of Linde Material Handling and Division Board Member of the Linde AG, Wiesbaden, where he led the global forklift activities.
In September 2009 Stefan Rinck became member of the Executive Board of the SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG and has been the company’s Chief Executive Officer since 2010. In addition, Stefan Rinck is a member of the Main Executive Board of the VDMA and Chairman of the Committee for Research and Innovation.
Dipl.-Oec. Markus Ehret
Mr. Markus Ehret (Dipl.-Oec.), born 1967 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, has joined the Singulus Technologies Aktiengesellschaft (SINGULUS) as of April 19, 2010 as Chief Financial Officer heading the Finance, Investor Relations, Controlling, Purchasing, Human Resources and IT departments.
Since 1999 and up to his move to SINGULUS Markus Ehret worked at the auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers AG for the Advisory Transactions division in Frankfurt am Main. Here he was responsible and in charge of the modeling and implementation of topics concerning all areas of corporate finance. Amongst others, his clients included Dax-companies, large foreign multi-nationals, and also renowned medium-sized companies and financial investors. The business focus of the respective corporate activities was mainly in the technology and information technology sector.
From 1995 until 1998 Markus Ehret worked as a consultant and project manager at the Coopers & Lybrand Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Frankfurt am Main. In this position his work centered on analyzing, restructuring and introducing accounting processes and systems as well as cost accounting and controlling systems.
Mr. Ehret studied at the University Hohenheim, Stuttgart and the University of Massachusetts, US, from 1988-1994 and received a graduate degree as Diplom-Ökonom (Graduate Economist). Mr. Ehret is married and has three children.
Dr. rer. nat. Christian Strahberger
Dr. rer. nat. Christian Strahberger (born 1972 in Altötting) studied Physics in Germany and the USA, after which he took his doctorate in Semiconductor Physics at the Walter Schottky Institute, Technical University of Munich, Garching. Dr. Strahberger worked for Siemens AG from 2001, then in 2009 joined the mechanical engineering company Voith, where he rose to the position of Managing Director of a subsidiary. In 2016 Dr. Strahberger took over as sole director with worldwide responsibility of the mechanical engineering firm SCHOTTEL GmbH.
On the SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Executive Board, Dr. Strahberger took on the newly created function of Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 1 November 2019. An important focal area of his activities at SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES will be to take charge of the Semiconductor area.