CEO since: 2012
K&B Management Group member since: 2015
Joined the management committee after integration of De La Rue Giori into the KBA Group
Aquired further HR responsibilities
Joined De La Rue Giori as Commercial Director
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Management at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, Mr. Boissonnas worked as a consultant and manager in IT systems, business process re-engineering and Change Management for Andersen Consulting for nearly 10 years.
CTO since: 2003
Appointed Technical Director and member of the Executive Committee. Responsible for R&D and Technologies of the banknote production field
Appointed Vice President and Head of the Banknote Machine Division. Responsible for design of the entire production equipment line of KBA-NotaSys
Graduated from ETH (Eidgenössisch Technische Hochschule) in Zürich with a diploma in mechanical engineering
Became an apprentice in newspaper and banknote printing
Joined KBA (Koenig & Bauer AG) Würzburg in the banknote machine design department
Obtained national laureate in brain research
After high school and military service, Mr. Schaede completed his apprentiship as a mechanical field engineer in power plant pump systems. He then went to further his studies.
Overall, Mr. Schaede has been responsible for numerous international patents in the printing and banknote production field. With his expertise and management, Koenig & Bauer Banknote Solutions has achieved and maintained the status of industry leader in its field.
CFO since: 2019
Joined KBA-NotaSys as CFO
Joined Altran Deutschland as CFO
Appointed CFO for voestalpine BWG
Joined voestalpine, appointed as CFO in Romania
After receiving his degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Higher Technical Federal Training and Research Institute in Graz-Gösting, Mr. Haubmann also obtained his MBA at the University of Graz, Austria, and at Rider University, New Jersey. He began and continued his career as CFO in several companies within the voestalpine Group located in Romania, and throughout Germany. voestalpine is an international steel-based technology and capital goods group.
Head of Sales
Nationality: Swiss, German
Head of Sales since: 2015
Appointed Regional Director of KBA-NotaSys
Koenig & Bauer Head of Design, Security Printing Presses & Project Management
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering Design at WRTH Aachen University, Mr. Hendle began his career as Product Manager at Oerlikon Saurer Arbon prior to joining Koenig & Bauer.
Head of Services
Head of Services since: 2020
Additional Head of Service Division Koenig & Bauer Digital & Webfed
Divisional Manager Newspaper/Commercial Press
Technical Director Frankenthal plant
Head of Gravure Press Division
Appointed Head of construction gravure press
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering from 1996, Mr. Potzkai began his career at Koenig & Bauer as commissioning manager with numerous machine installations worldwide.
Head of Services - Operations
Head of Services - Operations since: 2020
Appointed Senior Manager Service Projects and Products
Project Manager and Assistant to KBA-NotaSys Management Board
Business Development Manager and Assistant to Koenig & Bauer Executive Board
Joined Koenig & Bauer as Design Engineer for Intaglio presses
Mr. Zierold began his career at Koenig & Bauer after obtaining his degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2009 from Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mosbach (DHBW Mosbach).
Head of Production and Training Services
Head of Production and Training Services since: 2018
Appointed Production Services Group Manager
Joined KBA-NotaSys as Process Integration Support Manager
Became Divisional Project Manager for De La Rue Supply Chain
Returning to the UK as Technical Services Manager, assisting many global State Print Works to improve their production processes
Became QESH Manager (Quality, Environment, Safety and Health) and later Production Manager at De La Rue, Sri Lanka
Became Technical Advisor at De La Rue's Malta production facility
Mr. Hopper entered the banknote industry as a letterpress printer apprentice for De La Rue Currency. Once qualified as designated printer, he then worked on all aspects of banknote printing including intaglio, offset, numbering, foiling and screen. During his time at De La Rue's Gateshead site, Mr. Hopper also completed his honours degree in Business Management.
Head of HR Development
Head of HR Development since: 2019
Appointed CFO at Koenig & Bauer (AT) GmbH and further responsibilities within HR
Graduated with an MBA from the University of Liverpool
Joined Koenig & Bauer (AT) GmbH as Head of Finance and Accounting
Appointed Head of Finance and HR at Makita Austria
Joined Makita Austria as Financial Department Assistant
After obtaining his degree in 1991 from the International Business College Hetzendorf in Vienna, Mr. Galik worked as a Tax and Accounting Advisor where he completed his skills in financials inclusive of human resources. Throughout his work for Makita Austria, he was responsible for the set up of subsidiaries in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Russia supporting the development of the Central and Eastern European area.
Head of Product Management and Innovation
Head of Product Management and Innovation since: 2018
Appointed Senior Product Manager
Joined KBA-NotaSys as Product Manager
Project Engineer at Parker Hannifin
Design Engineer for Nissan Motors Iberica
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering Design at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA Lyon), Ms. Berthon continued her education in Industrial Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, and achieved her masters at the Università di Pisa within the Mechanics, Nuclear and Production Department. Throughout her career she has achieved leadership programme and strategic R&D management certifications from the graduate school of INSEAD (European Institute of Business Administration).
Head of Data, Vision, and Authentication Solutions
Head of Data, Vision and Authentication Solutions since: 2020
Appointed Business Development Manager, responsible for New Businesses
Project and Program Manager for Koenig & Bauer Banknote Solutions
Appointed Business Development Manager, Koenig & Bauer AG
Joined Koenig & Bauer AG as Design Engineer
Mr. Schubert completed his apprenticeship as a mechatronic fitter for commercial newspaper presses. He then went to further his studies obtaining his Bachelor Degree in Mechatronics and afterwards a Master Degree in Technology and Innovation Management. In parallel of his studies, he started his professional career in the R&D department at Koenig & Bauer.
Head of Engineering
Head of Engineering since: 2019
Head of Development, at Perfecta Cuttings Systems
Head of Research at the Institute of Printing Science and Technology, Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt)
Obtained Phd in Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt.
Researcher at the National Metrology Institute of Germany (PTB)
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Dr. Neumann began his career as a researcher at the Institute of Printings Science and Technology. He then went to complete his doctorate where he then pursued work in the industry sector.
Head of Operations
Head of Operations since: 2015
Appointed also CPO Koenig & Bauer AG
Appointed CEO at Koenig & Bauer AT as well as Head of Operations for KBA-NotaSys
Joined Koenig & Bauer AT as Head of Operations
CTO Holz Her Spezialmaschinen GmbH
CTO of Battenfeld Spritzgießtechnik GmbH
Mr. Vogl earned his degree in Industrial Engineering from HTL Mödling as well as his business degree from BWL Vienna.
Head of Project & Resource Management
Head of Project & Resource Management since: 2015
Appointed CEO at NotaSys AG & Co. KG Würzburg as well as Head of Project & Resource Management for KBA-NotaSys
Appointed Divisional Head of NotaSys Würzburg
Technical Division Manager of Heatset Web Press
Became Product Manager of double-width and triple-width newspaper web presses
Project Manager for Key Accounts
Project Manager for Newspaper Web Press
Joined Koenig & Bauer as R&D Engineer
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Clausthal University of Technology in Germany, Mr. Hohmann began his work for Koenig & Bauer in 1991.