Executive Board

The administrative bodies of JOST Werke AG are comprised of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board. The Executive Board consists of three members and is chaired by Lars Brorsen as of July 2017.

Lars Brorsen, CEO

Bild: Lars Brorsen, CEO
Since July 2017 Chairman of the Executive Board of JOST Werke AG, responsible for Marketing/Sales, Quality/Environment, HR and R&D.
2000 – 2017 Spokesman of the Executive Board of JOST-Werke Deutschland GmbH
2007 – 2010 Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bang & Olufsen, A/S
1998 Member of the Advisory Board of Bang & Olufsen, A/S
1997 – 2000 Managing Director at DaimlerChrysler AG, Head of the MCC Smart division
1978 – 1996 Vice President, Managing Director and other positions at TRW Inc., Boston, U.S.A.
Studies Business Administration at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense and Economics at Aarhus University in Denmark
Date of birth January 14, 1952

Christoph Hobo, CFO

Bild: Christoph Hobo, CFO
Since July 2017 Member of the Executive Board of JOST Werke AG, responsible for Finances/Treasury, Controlling, IT, Legal & Compliance, Investor Relations
2016 – 2017 Member of the Executive Board of JOST-Werke Deutschland GmbH
2010 – 2012 Managing Director of Rocket Internet Japan
2004 – 2010 Principal at Cinven
2002 – 2004 Analyst in investment banking at UBS
Studies Business Administration and Finance at the European Business, School, Oestrich-Winkel
Date of birth January 11, 1977

Dr. Ralf Eichler, COO

Bild: Dr. Ralf Eichler, COO
Since July 2017 Member of the Executive Board of JOST Werke AG responsible for Procurement, Production and Logistics
2010 – 2017 Member of the Executive Board of JOST-Werke Deutschland GmbH
2000 – 2010 Various executive positions at European subsidiaries of JOST Gruppe
1998 – 2000 Head of the Profit Centre at LUK Fahrzeughydraulik
1996 PhD in Engineering
Studies Mechanical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Date of birth February 6, 1964