Management

Germany/Headquarters

Aarnout Kant (CEO)

Aarnout Kant is Chief Executive Officer of Winergy. Kant previously was Head of Strategy and Marketing at Winergy. Until 2013 he managed the Siemens Mechanical Drives location in Elgin, Illinois in the USA.

Lars Wiegemann (CFO)

Lars Wiegemann is Chief Financial Officer of the company. For many years, he was responsible for the purchasing department at Winergy as well as the strategic purchasing at Siemens Mechanical Drives.

India

Malla Thirumala Rao

born in 1957, Malla Thirumala Rao is Chief Executive Officer of Winergy India, Chennai. He was associated for several years with Flender Ltd, India, where he was responsible for production and planning and also led the organization as CEO.

Prasad I Menon

born in 1961, has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since April of 2008. He served previously in a variety of roles where he was responsible for accounting, finance, taxes, and other business areas in various Siemens Divisions.

China

Zoran Aleksic

born in 1980, is Chief Executive Officer of Winergy China. He has worked for Bosch Rexroth. In 2007 he changed to Flender/Winergy where he was responsible for the strategic purchasing, production and service.

Bernhard Kohn

born in 1959, is Chief Financial Officer of Winergy Drives Systems, Tianjin, China. Since 1985, he has a long history in the Siemens’ Automation and Drives business at several locations in Germany and China.

USA

Robert H. Tepe, Jr.

born in 1968, is Chief Executive Officer of Winergy Drive Systems Corporation. Previously, he was responsible for finance and business administration functions for the Motion Control Business Unit within the Siemens Drive Technologies Division in the USA along with other management positions in finance and operations since 1994.

William Galdo

born in 1973, is Chief Financial Officer of Winergy Drive Systems Corporation. In 2011 he joined Siemens and has diversified experience in finance, operations and materials management. Most recently, he was the Operations Controller for the New Kensington, Pa. manufacturing facility of the AP business segment in Siemens Large Drives.