Management & Supervisory Board


Reliability in all business activities is a quality to which both the Management Board and the Supervisory Board are committed. Over the past years, the Supervisory Board has supported the strategy of Messer to the best of its ability and, in so doing, has always called for business sustainability alongside commercial success.

Management Board

Stefan Messer, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Uwe Bechtolf, Chief Financial Officer
Ernst Bode, Chief Operating Officer (Europe)
Helmut Kaschenz, Chief Strategy Officer
Johann Ringhofer, Executive Vice President Engineering & Production
Adolf Walth, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing

Supervisory Board

Dr. Jürgen Heraeus, Chairman
Dr. Werner Breuers
Dr. Bodo Lüttge
Heike Niehues
Dr. Karl-Gerhard Seifert
Dr. Nathalie von Siemens

Management-Team Messer Americas

Jens Luehring, Chief Executive Officer (Americas)
Gareth Parkin, Chief Financial Officer (Americas)
Brian Kenney, Executive Vice President Operations (Americas)
Chris Ebeling, Sales & Marketing US Bulk Executive Vice President (US)

Rob Capellman, MPG Americas & Tonnage US Executive Vice President (Americas)
Christian Lafleur, General Manager (Canada)
Scott Latta, General Manager (Brazil)
Maria Iglesias, General Manager (Colombia)

Advisory Board Messer Industries

Dr. Hans-Gerd Wienands, Messer, Vorsitzender
Stefan Messer, Messer
Ernst Bode, Messer
Dr. Alexander Dibelius, CVC
Dr. Daniel Pindur, CVC
Lars Haegg, CVC
Marcel Messer, Messer, Observer
Can Toygar, CVC, Observer
James Christopoulos, CVC, Observer