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

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

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

2013 – 2017

Member of the Executive Board of Aktivoptik Service AG

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

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