Uwe Bögershausen, CFO
Uwe Bögershausen (*1973) is CFO of SLM Solutions Group AG. He studied at the University of Oldenburg from 1994-1999, where he earned a degree in economics (Diplom-Ökonom). From 1999 until 2000 he worked as a consultant at CSC Ploenzke AG and thereafter until 2006 as project manager for Roland Berger. From 2006 until 2010 he served as CFO of aleo Solar AG, Prenzlau, and successfully prepared the IPO. Between 2010 and 2012, around the IPO, Uwe Bögershausen was CFO of Derby Cycle AG. Uwe Bögershausen joined SLM Solutions in September 2013 as Chief Financial Officer and became a member of the management board of SLM Solutions in the course of the IPO. His contract expires in June 2019.
Dr Gereon W. Heinemann, CTO
Dr Gereon W. Heinemann (*1970) is CTO of SLM Solutions Group AG. He studied production and metal-forming science at ETH Zurich and global production engineering at the Technical University of Berlin. At ETH Zurich, his Ph.D. dissertation dealt with a material model for industrial processing of metastable austenite in the automobile sector. He received operative experience in the field of mechanical and plant engineering as managing director of technology at MEWAG AG in developing and producing pipe bending machines and their use in vehicle and aircraft construction, as head of product management at Schlatter Industries AG in joining technology with a few new developments and strategy approaches for the global orientation of the corporate group as well as cost reductions thanks to streamlining the existing module variety of resistance welders, as CTO at Fritz Studer AG (Körber Group) for the further development and production of cylindrical grinding machines, mechanical engineering systems and assembly line production as well as CEO of IRPD AG, a joint venture in the field of additive manufacturing between the Körber Group and inspire AG /ETH Zurich. Since August 2018, Dr Heinemann is responsible as CTO in the Executive Board of SLM Solutions for the departments of Research and Development, Program Management, Innovation Management/Intellectual Property as well as Supply Chain/Production. His contract is valid until July 2021.
Dr Axel Schulz, CSO
Dr Axel Schulz (born in 1965) has been appointed CSO of the SLM Solutions Group AG. After studying mechanical and process engineering at the Braunschweig Technical University (TU Braunschweig) and completion of a research project in power plant technology he gained a doctorate in engineering (D.Eng). This was followed by a number of professional responsibilities in the areas of process engineering, marketing, and machinery and plant engineering. Between 2015 and 2018 Dr Schulz held the position of CEO at the engineering company Putzmeister of Aichtal. Prior to this he was Executive Vice President at Lap Laser. Dr Schulz has extensive experience in marketing, business development as well as the creation and strengthening of after sales service and support networks. In February 2018 he joined the Executive Board of SLM Solutions with the responsibility for Sales and Marketing, Business Development, Service and 3D Metals. His contract expires in December 2020.