Made in Germany – success in black and white.

The WEINIG Group is the world's largest manufacturer of machines and systems for solid wood processing. A number of individual specialized companies offer a range of products under the WEINIG brand, covering the complete process chain from the raw material to the end product. Following the integration of the HOLZ-HER brand in 2010, the WEINIG Group also offers innovative and future-proof solutions for processing wooden composites in its portfolio – as well as the expertise that comes with more than 100 years' experience.

The WEINIG Group in figures

Founded in: 1905
Headquarters: Tauberbischofsheim, Germany
Production sites in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, USA and PR China
30 subsidiaries and branches in Europe, America, Asia and Australia
Employees: 2,213
Turnover: 386 million euros (2020)

Management board

Gregor Baumbusch
CEO

With effect from 1 January 2015, Gregor Baumbusch has assumed responsibility as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) in the areas of sales and marketing on the management board at WEINIG AG as CEO since 1 January 2019. Most recently, the graduate mechanical engineer worked as Sales Director and member of senior management at a world-leading supplier of precision tools. With the experienced salesman WEINIG wishes to further expand its leading position worldwide.

Axel Steiger
Chief Financial Officer

Axel Steiger has been in the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 1 July 2020. After training as a banker and earning a degree in business administration, Mr. Steiger was employed in various internationally operating companies, including a position as CFO of a global manufacturer of rigid films. With the experienced financial expert, WEINIG is well prepared for the tasks ahead.

Dr. Georg Hanrath
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Georg Hanrath has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as of February 1, 2022. After completing his studies and doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at RWTH Aachen University, he held various positions in a global corporation in Germany and the USA. During this time, he attended in-service Master studies in general management. He then spent many years in various senior and group management positions at international mechanical engineering companies in the metal and woodworking sectors. His experience in design, assembly, production, supply chain and operations management means that WEINIG is ideally positioned in the sector of technology.


Dr. Thomas Bach
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, President of the IOC

Performance athlete, sports official, solicitor, executive - the CV, which includes a doctorate in law and political science, fills four pages. The successful fencer and Olympic champion has held roles including Director for International Relations at Adidas, member of the advisory committee to the Federal Ministry of Economics and consultant for Siemens AG. Since 1998, he has been at the helm of the Supervisory Board at Michael Weinig AG. In addition – following numerous leading roles in the world of sport – he has been IOC President since 2013. In short: Dr. Thomas Bach combines excellent foreign language skills with a wealth of experience that could not be more valuable to the company.