Executive Board

The CEO is in charge of the management of the Aebi Schmidt Group. Under his direction, the Executive Board deals with all relevant issues, makes decisions within the limits of its authority and files proposals to the Board of Directors. The Division Managers are responsible for the development and achievement of their entrepreneurial goals and the independent management of their divisions. The Board of Directors appoints the Executive Board; the CEO is entitled to file proposals. The board meeting is convened if requested by a member or if a meeting is necessary, usually once a month.

    Thomas Schenkirsch (CFO)

    Thomas Schenkirsch

    Thomas Schenkirsch holds a degree in business administration. Before starting to work for the Aebi Schmidt Group, he gained extensive experience in various functions at Von Roll Management AG in Switzerland as well as at PerkinElmer in Switzerland and at various locations abroad. Thomas Schenkirsch has been working for the Aebi Schmidt Group as Director Group Controlling for nine years and already successfully served as the interim CFO from June 2016 to February 2017.

    Thomas Schenkirsch took over as the CFO of Aebi Schmidt Group on 1 April 2017.

    Thomas Schenkirsch, was born in 1975. He likes to travel and he is a wine expert. He is sporty and likes to go jogging and playing badminton.

    Henning Schröder (CPO)

    Henning Schröder (CPO)

    Henning Schröder has many years of strategic and operational experience in leading positions in the automotive industry. Born in Germany, he can look back on a successful and international career at Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. where he was, among other positions, Head of Product Management Aftermarket & Special OE Asia Pacific in Singapore and was Managing Director of the joint venture Hella Pagid GmbH in Essen. As President of Hella Automotive Sales Inc. in the USA, he was most recently responsible for the Independent Aftermarket Business in North and South America. Henning Schröder studied industrial engineering with a focus on production management, logistics and sales at the Wilhelmshaven University of Applied Sciences.

    Henning Schröder took over as Chief Product Officer on April 1, 2019. In this function, he is responsible for Product Management, Marketing and Research & Development.

    Henning Schröder, born in 1977, is married and the father of twins. He enjoys spending his free time cooking, on the golf course or as a passionate fan of the football team of VfL Osnabrück.