Markus Peters

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG

Since October 16, 2017Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG
Since July 13, 2017Member of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG (Deputy Chairman)

Personal Data

Year of birth1964

Professional Career

2017 - 2020Member of the Executive Board (Finance and Investment) of German Technology AG, Hannover
2013 - 2017DMG MORI-Konzern (previously Gildemeister AG), Managing Director (CFO), DMG MORI ECOLINE Holding AG, Winterthur, Schweiz
CFO, DMG (Shanghai) Maschine Tools, Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China
2011 - 2013Implementation of the Treasury/Finance function, Outokumpu Holding Germany GmbH (previously INOXUM GmbH, Equity Carve-out thyssenkrupp), Duisburg
2011 - 2011Vice President Compliance & Risk Management, thyssenkrupp VDM GmbH, Werdohl
2007 - 2011CFO Member of the board, thyssenkrupp VDM USA, Inc., Florham Park, NJ, USA
2003 - 2007Central Divisional Head of Controlling, thyssenkrupp VDM GmbH, Werdohl
2001 - 2003Head of Strategic Controlling, thyssenkrupp Materials AG, Düsseldorf
1999 - 2000Senior Manager for Strategic Projects, Corporate Development, RWE AG, Essen
1996 - 1998M&A Project Manager for Central and Eastern Europe, RWE Energie AG, Essen
1992 - 1996Graduate Assistant, School of Business Administration, Chair for Finance, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel
1994 - 1996Member of the City Counsil, Kiel
1992 - 1994Lecturer in Finance, Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Kiel


1997Ph. D. in Business Administration, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel
1990 - 1991Study of Business Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA, Master’s Degree
1987 - 1990Study of Business Administration, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel
1984 - 1987Trainee banker, Kieler Volksbank eG

Relevant knowledge, abilities, and experience
Markus Peters is a proven financial expert who has worked in the industry for over 20 years in various groups operating internationally. As a manager with a broad range of qualifications, he has verifiably mastered the commercial topics at the operational and strategic level. He has in-depth industry expertise in mechanical engineering and capital market experience. Mr. Peters is also knowledgeable in compliance & risk management. Thanks to the several years he spent working abroad, he has experience in various cultures. Since July 2017, he has been a member of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG and, since October 2017, its Chairman.

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign governing bodies of commercial companies
Non-executive member of the Board of Directors of LPKF Distribution Inc., Portland, USA (not listed)

Material activities in addition to the above mandates and the Supervisory Board mandate


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