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Pilz Management Board

Susanne Kunschert

Susanne Kunschert, Managing Partner, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Susanne Kunschert BA (Dipl. Kauffrau) was born in Ostfildern in 1970. She studied Business Administration at the University of Regensburg. Initially she worked for Dürr in the USA and England, before moving to Ernst & Young in Stuttgart-Weilimdorf to work as an Assistant Auditor. Since 2002 she has been Managing Partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG. She is responsible for Human Resources, Finance/Controlling, International Sales, Product Management, Marketing and Customer Support.

From 2010 to 2013 she was a member of the Research Alliance, the central, innovative policy body for the German Federal Government. Susanne Kunschert is a member of the Board of Directors at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and at Südzucker AG. She is also a member of the Steering Committee “Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg” and of the Business Advisory Board at Baden-Württemberg International (bw-i) as well as the Deputy Chair of the Board of VDMA (German Engineering Federation) Baden-Württemberg.

Thomas Pilz

Thomas Pilz, Managing Partner, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Thomas Pilz BA (Dipl.-Kaufmann) was born in 1967 in Esslingen. He studied Business Administration at the University of Passau. From 1996 to 2005 he was Managing Director of Pilz Automation Safety L.P. in Canton, Michigan (USA), the subsidiary of Pilz in North America. Since 2005 he has been Managing Partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG. Here he is responsible for IT, Purchasing, Research and Development, Quality Management and Production.

Thomas Pilz is a board member of the Electrical Automation Association and a member of the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). He is also Chairman of the Board for the Scientific Association in the Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart e.V. (Institute for Microelectronics Stuttgart) and Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft für Automatisierung und Mikroelektronik (DFAM) (German Research Society for Automation and Microelectronics). Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the Technische Akademie Esslingen (TAE) (Esslingen Technical Academy).

Headoffice

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG
Felix-Wankel-Straße 2
73760 Ostfildern
Germany

Telephone: +49 711 3409-0
E-Mail: pilz.gmbh@pilz.de