MANAGEMENT AND BOARD

Members of corporate management at a glance.

Since it was founded in 1999 as a scientific start-up, Nanogate has developed into an international technology company. Today, more than 1,800 people work in production facilities on both sides of the Atlantic. An experienced management team including the company founder Ralf Zastrau is committed to ensuring that Nanogate successfully implements its corporate vision in order to be a reliable, competent partner for customers, investors and shareholders together with all its employees.

Ralf Zastrau

Chief Executive Officer, CEO

“For us "Reinventing the Possible" means always looking forward, looking to find solutions where others could not, never being satisfied with status quo and knowing that we can make it better, stronger, lighter, and more intuitive. Reinventing the possible is what pushes us individually and collectively to be better every day. This combination of passion, technological know-how and capacity, and global coverage truly puts Nanogate in a unique and exceptional position on the market."

Ralf Zastrau is responsible for strategy, company development as well as company communication and equity interests in companies. He has been with the company as managing director since 1999, and has driven its path and transformation from a start-up to a global player.

MICHAEL JUNGChief Operating Officer, COO

“As we continue to expand our business both in size and geographical footprint, we will implement the most effective and efficient methods for operational excellence and working together. The driving force behind our success in this respect is the Nanogate Excellence International program, or NXI for short. This program aims to make the group even more international, increase efficiency by bundling knowledge and services in the group and strengthen our focus on technology and people. „

Michael Jung is in charge of all operational aspects, technological orientation, quality management and Human Resources.

First appointed to the Management Board: 2006.

GÖTZ GOLLANChief Financial Officer, CFO

“Dynamic and fast-growing companies like Nanogate are demanding. Their efficient management requires modern finance departments, with high-performance infrastructures. As part of our on-going NXI program, we are setting priorities accordingly and are reinforcing both our IT systems and our teams. All of this improves the quality, scope and depth of our key business figures. Evaluations and analysis within controlling can be performed and communicated in a more timely and relevant manner. As a result, our shareholders and business partners will also benefit from continuously improved investor relations work. “

Götz Gollan is responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, risk, tax and legal

First appointed to the Management Board: 2018.

Supervisory Board

Klaus-Günter Vennemann, Chairman

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Mr Vennemann has mandates as a member of the Advisory Board of automotive supplier Kamax Dr. Rudolf Kellermann GmbH and of the Supervisory Board of KSPG AG and Rheinmetall AG.

First elected: 2014.


Martin Hendricks, Vice Chairman

No Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad.

First elected: 2019.
 

Dr. Clemens M. Doppler

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of 4SC AG, München
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MerLion Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd, Singapur, Advisory Board of Vasopharm GmbH, Würzburg

First elected: 2008.


Dr. Peter Merten

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Dr. Peter Merten is member of the management board of the Rheinmetall Automotive AG. 

Aufsichtsrat der Grammer AG, Amberg
Beirat der Dr. Rudolf Kellermann GmbH, Homberg/Ohm

First elected: 2017.


Oliver Schumann

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Estacionamientos y Servicios S.A., Madrid, Spanien
Varenne 2 S.p.A., Mailand, Italien
Gases, Research, Innovation and Technology S.L., Avinyo, Spanien

First elected: 2006.


Dr. Farsin Yadegardjam

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Supervisory bodies of the  Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG, Ludwigshafen. ther K&K Group AG, Cham, Schweiz, Thermoplastic Powder Holding AG, Wallisellen, Schweiz,
Chairman of the Board SDP Holding NV, Nazareth, Belgien

First elected: 2006.