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Corporate Management

Dr. Adrian Keppler

Dr. Adrian Keppler
Dr. Adrian Keppler

Speaker of the Corporate Management (CEO) EOS GmbH

Dr. Adrian Keppler was appointed CEO and Speaker of the Corporate Management of EOS GmbH in May 2017. In this position he is responsible for implementing corporate strategy and coordinating the operational business of the company. He took up his prior role as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in 2013, in which he had overall responsibility for Sales, Service, Marketing, and Business Development. Between 2011 and 2013 he was head of Global Strategy and Business Development at EOS. Before joining EOS, Dr. Keppler was in charge of a number of strategic and operational executive functions at Siemens AG. He initially studied Geotechnical Engineering, then Economics, and began his professional career at a Swiss engineering company with international operations in 1994.


Dr. Tobias Abeln

Dr. Tobias Abeln
Dr. Tobias Abeln

Chief Technical Officer (CTO) EOS GmbH

Since August 2011, Dr. Tobias Abeln is responsible for technology and development. In April 2013, he was appointed as a member of the EOS Corporate Management team, focusing as CTO on the further expansion of the EOS innovation and quality leadership. After studying mechanical engineering at Stuttgart University, Dr. Abeln completed his PhD in engineering at the Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge (IFSW) in Stuttgart, specializing in laser material processing. Subsequently, he held different management positions in internationally leading companies producing special machines and machining centers.


Bertrand Humel van der Lee

Bertrand Humel van der Lee
Bertrand Humel van der Lee

Chief Customer Operations Officer (CCOO) EOS GmbH

Bertrand Humel van der Lee was appointed to the EOS GmbH Corporate Management team in April 2018. As CCOO, he provides EOS customers with intensive support and aims to develop the company's existing customer consultation and support services to the next level. Mr. Humel van der Lee has a wealth of international experience in the fields of sales and service in the high-tech industry and has worked in various key positions for companies such as Hewlett Packard and Siemens. He studied electrical engineering and graduated at universities in France (INSEAD) and England (Imperial College).  He also works as a guest lecturer for strategy and change management on a part-time basis.

Eric Paffrath

Eric Paffrath
Eric Paffrath

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) EOS GmbH

Eric Paffrath joined EOS in February 2016 as part of the corporate management team. As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) he has the overall responsibility for Finance, Human Resources, Global Supply Chain, Information Technology and further commercial subject areas. Before joining EOS, he held different, national and international management positions in finance, both in public accounting/consulting as well as business operations manager and CFO in the Healthcare industry. Eric Paffrath studied business administration at the University of Passau and at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mayence. 


Corporate management business units EOS GmbH

Juliane Finke

Juliane Finke
Juliane Finke

Senior Vice President Human Resources EOS GmbH

Juliane Finke became a member of the EOS GmbH Corporate Management team in January 2018. In this position, Ms. Finke is responsible for global human resources and the organizational development of the enterprise.  Juliane Finke joined EOS as Strategic Manager Human Resources in 2011. In 2012, she became head of national and international human resources at EOS GmbH and was also responsible for internal communication and change management. After studying law at universities in Trier and Munich, Ms. Finke began her professional career at Siemens, working in various capacities in the field of personnel recruitment and development.

Güngör Kara

Güngör Kara
Güngör Kara

Senior Vice President Global Digitalization, Additive Minds and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) 
EOS GmbH

Güngör Kara joined the Corporate Management team of EOS GmbH in January 2018. In this position he manages the global activities of the applications, consulting, and digital manufacturing unit, also known on the market as Additive Minds. He is additionally responsible for digitalization at EOS. Mr. Kara studied mechanical engineering in Berlin and graduated with an MBA at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management – in Vallendar and at the Northwestern University in Chicago. Prior to joining EOS, among other positions Mr. Kara worked as a management consultant at A.T. Kearney in the field of operational excellence, innovation, and digital business models.

Horst Wladarsch

Horst Wladarsch
Horst Wladarsch

Senior Vice President Supply Chain and Production EOS GmbH

Horst Wladarsch was appointed as member of the Corporate Management team at EOS GmbH in January 2018. In a global cross-disciplinary function, he is responsible for the strategically comprehensive field of supply chain and production. In his position as Director Global Supply Chain, he has headed up the purchasing and logistics departments since October 2016. In 2017 he was given the added responsibility of managing the production department. Before joining EOS GmbH in 2015, Horst Wladarsch studied industrial engineering and worked in several industries (aerospace, finance, automotive, mechanical and plant engineering) at corresponding management levels.