Voith Turbo Management

Carsten J. Reinhardt

Member of the Corporate Board of Management, Chairman of the Management Board of Voith Turbo

Carsten J. Reinhardt (*1967) has been a member of the Management Board of Voith GmbH and Chairman of the Management Board of the Group Division Voith Turbo since July 2012.

Carsten J. Reinhardt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Esslingen, Germany and a Master of Science degree in Automobile Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire, U.K.
Mr. Reinhardt
started his professional career in 1993 in the Commercial Vehicle Division of Daimler AG in Stuttgart/Germany. Following assignments of increasing responsibility in Manufacturing Engineering at Freightliner, Reinhardt became Vice President and General Manager of Western Star Trucks in 2001. In 2003, Reinhardt was appointed President and CEO of Daimler Trucks’ North American Engine business, Detroit Diesel.

After almost 13 years at the Daimler Group, Reinhardt joined Meritor Inc. in Troy, Michigan/USA in 2006. As President and Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for the company’s global Commercial Vehicle, Industrial and Aftermarket businesses.

On July 1, 2012 Carsten J. Reinhardt joined Voith as a member of the Corporate Board of Management and Chairman of the Management Board of Voith Turbo.

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Matthias Lindemann

Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo,
in charge of Finance, Controlling and Head of
BSO-Organization

After studying business management at Saarland University in Saarbrücken, the graduate economist started his professional career in the internal audits department of ABB in Baden, Switzerland. After an overseas appointment at ABB in Ireland he was entrusted with his first senior position at ABB Kraftwerke AG in Baden, Switzerland. From 1998 to 2002, Matthias Lindeman headed the internal audits department of ABB AG in Mannheim, responsible for Germany and Eastern Europe.

He then joined Voith Turbo in Heidenheim to take up a position as Commercial Manager of the Business Division Rail. In 2005 he took over as Commercial Manager of Voith Paper Fabrics. Since 2006, Matthias Lindemann has been a Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo, where he is responsible for Finance, Controlling and the global Business Support Organization.

Matthias Lindemann has been a Board Member of Voith Turbo since 2006 and he is responsible for Finance, Controlling and Head of BSO-Organization.

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Matthias Grawe

Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo,
in charge of the Business Division Power, Oil & Gas

Matthias Grawe has been a Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo since 2012, and he is responsible for the Business Division Power, Oil & Gas.

After studying process technology and energy management at Stuttgart University in Germany and Grenoble University in France, Matthias Grawe started his professional career as a research assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart and also at the local university.

After various senior positions in the project and sales departments of Nukem (Alzenau), Fichtner Beratende Ingenieure (Stuttgart) and Alstom Power Turbinen (Nuremberg) he changed to Voith Turbo in Crailsheim in 2000. He began by heading the sales department of the Product Group Variable-Speed Drives, followed by an appointment as Head of the entire Product Group. In 2012, Matthias Grawe took over the Business Division Industry as a Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo. Since October 2013 he has been responsible for the Power, Oil & Gas Business Division.

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Dr. Frank Gropengiesser

Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo,
in charge of the Business Division Rail

Dr. Frank Gropengiesser, who studied mathematics and economics at the University of Cologne and then earned his doctorate at the University of Kaiserslautern, began his career in 1991. Following positions at Phoenix AG and Vibracoustic GmbH & Co. KG, Dr. Gropengiesser joined Knorr-Bremse in 2003, where he last held the position of CEO of the European Rail Business Unit.

Since 15th October 2013 Dr. Frank Gropengiesser has been heading the Business Division Rail as Member of the Board of Management of the Group Division Voith Turbo.

Dr. Frank Gropengiesser has been a Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo since October 2013, and he is responsible for the Business Division Rail.

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Benno Morlock

Member of the Management Board of Voith Turbo,
in charge of the Business Division Mining & Metals.

Since April 2013, Benno Morlock has been a member of the Management Board of the Voith Turbo Group Division and has been responsible for the Business Division Mining & Metals since October 2013.

Benno Morlock studied Strategic Marketing, Industrial Management and Psychology at the University of Mannheim. Prior to his time with Voith, he worked for Kodak as Director of Distribution Partner Alliances in Europe. Whilst there he was involved initially with marketing planning, strategic corporate planning and project management. He also worked for several years in the USA as Product and Platform Manager. His final years at Kodak were characterized by sales-related assignments in Europe.

This business graduate with a master's degree in business administration came to Voith Turbo in 2008 and took over the leadership of the Startup Components Business Unit. Benno Morlock has been a member of the Management Board of the Voith Turbo Group Division since April 2013 and has been in charge of the Business Division Mining & Metals since October 2013.

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Bodo Klein

Member of the Board of Management Voith Turbo,
in charge of the Business Division Commercial Vehicles

After his studies at Bielefeld University, the mechanical engineer started his career in the Truck division of Daimler AG. He joined WABCO in 1992, followed by a number of management roles in Engineering, Logistics and Key Account Management. Prior to joining Voith he has been a member of the Board of Management, responsible for the Business Unit Vehicle Dynamics and Control Systems.

Since 1st July 2014 Bodo Klein is in charge of the Business Division Commercial Vehicles as Member of the Board of Management of the Group Division Voith Turbo.

Since July 2014 Bodo Klein is in charge of the Business Division Commercial Vehicles as Member of the Management Board of the Group Division Voith Turbo.

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