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Astrid Biesterfeldt

Vice President Business Unit Energy & Drive at JENOPTIK Advanced Systems GmbH, Hamburg

Initial appointment: 2014
Elected until: End of the 2022 Annual General Meeting

Personal information:
Year of birth: 1964
Nationality: German

Education/qualifications:
High-school diploma
Mechanical engineer (technical college)

Career history:
1988-1991 Development Engineer in Plastic and Radome Technology at AEG
1991-1995 Parental leave, 2 children
1995-1998 Sales Engineer at ESW GmbH
1998-2004 Head of Sales Department, New Projects, and Logistics at ESW GmbH
2004-2005 Head of Sales, Land Vehicles at ESW GmbH
2005-2011 Head of Orders and Projects at ESW GmbH
2011-2013 Head of the Land Vehicles Business Unit at ESW GmbH
2014-2018 Head of Product Management and Deputy Head of the Energy & Drive Business Unit at JENOPTIK Advanced Systems GmbH (formerly ESW GmbH)
since 2018 Head of the Energy & Drive Business Unit at JENOPTIK Advanced Systems GmbH

Relevant knowledge, abilities, and experience:

  • Sales, operations, project management
  • Innovation and R&D
  • International expertise
  • Strategic expertise
  • Technology expertise
    all relating to mechatronics

Membership of legally required supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies in Germany and abroad:

None

Other important duties supplementary to the above mandates and Supervisory Board mandate:

None