High-performance management

Günter Brenner (CEO) and Dr Johannes Burtscher (CFO) have been responsible for managing the company since 2012/13. Together with approximately 5,540 employees, this seasoned, proven management team continuously drives advancement, growth and innovation at Novem.

Chief Executive Officer

Günter Brenner

Günter Brenner was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Group in 2013. He has extensive experience in the automotive sector, having previously run the European business of Autoliv and also having spent 18 years at TRW, where he held global responsibility for the occupant safety business.

Mr. Brenner holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Aalen University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

Chief Financial Officer

Dr Johannes Burtscher

Dr Johannes Burtscher was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Group in 2012. From 2007 to 2011, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Rodenstock and prior to that he held various executive positions at Zumtobel, including Managing Director of Asia. From 2010 to 2020, he also served as Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of its Audit Committee of Zumtobel Group AG.

Dr Burtscher holds a doctorate and diploma degree in business administration from the University of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.