Management Board

Werner Deggim

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NORMA Group SE since 2006
Last date of appointment: 2013

Born in 1953
Appointed as member of the Management Board of NORMA Group until 4 July 2018
Professional background
2000 - 2006 Vice President and General Manager, TRW Automotive (automotive supplier, USA)
1994 - 2000 Managing Director / Chairman of the Board of Peguform GmbH
Previous Various executive management positions, worked and lived in the USA and Canada for 7 years
Studies/professional education
Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe
Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group
none

Dr. Michael Schneider

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of NORMA Group SE since July 2015
Last date of appointment: 2015

Born in 1963
Appointed as Member of the Management Board of NORMA Group until 30 June 2018
Professional background
2010 - 2015 Managing Director / CFO, FTE automotive Group
2006 - 2009 Member of the Management Board, Veritas AG
2003 - 2006 Director of Finance and IT, Aesculap AG (B. Braun Melsungen Group)
Previous Various international management positions, thereof 3 years in Brazil
Studies / professional education
Studies of business economics at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen
PhD in Economics at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen and at the Institute for business planning IUP Gießen / Berlin
Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group
Member of the Supervisory Board of Leitwerk AG, Appenweier, Germany
Member of the Supervisory Board of accuris AG, Munich, Germany

Bernd Kleinhens

Member of the Management Board / Business Development at NORMA Group SE since 2011
Last date of appointment: 2013

Born in 1967
Appointed as member of the Management Board of NORMA Group until 4 July 2018
Professional background
2010 - 2011 Managing Director of the Business Unit Business Development at NORMA Group GmbH
2005 - 2009 Managing Director of the Business Unit Commercial & Passenger Vehicles at NORMA Group GmbH
2001 - 2005 Global Sales Director for Commercial & Passenger Vehicles at Rasmussen GmbH, the predecessor of NORMA Germany GmbH
1999 - 2001 Business Area Sales Manager for NORMACLAMP at Rasmussen GmbH
1995 - 1999 Marketing Manager Automotive at Rasmussen GmbH
1991 - 1995 Development Engineer at Rasmussen GmbH
Studies/professional education
Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Central Hessen
Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group
none

John Stephenson

Chief Operating Officer (COO) at NORMA Group SE since 2009
Last date of appointment: 2013

Born in 1964
Appointed as member of the Management Board of NORMA Group until 4 July 2018
Professional background
2005 - 2009 Vice President Operations Europe, Asia and Africa at Hayes Lemmerz International, Königswinter
2002 - 2005 Director of Operations for Northern Europe at Textron Fastening Systems, Neuss
2000 - 2002 Plant Manager and Managing Director of APW Electronics, Bremen
1992 - 2000 Various positions, among others in the area of Project and Production Management at Valeo, UK and Germany
Studies/professional education
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Northumbria University, UK
Master of Science from Cranfield University, UK
Master of Business Administration from Thunderbird University, USA
Mandates in supervisory boards or comparable bodies outside NORMA Group
none