This browser is outdated. Please switch to a different browser to be able to use our website to the full extent.

Dr. Konrad Pagenstert

As a member of the Executive board for Linde Material Handling since 2022 Dr. Konrad Pagenstert is responsible for Operations. This covers all Manufacturing Sites and Refurbishment Centers, the complete Supply Chain, the HSE function and the area of Industrial Engineering & Operational Excellence. Konrad has an engineering and PhD background, before joining KION ITS EMEA he spent almost 30 years working for a number of leading engineering and manufacturing companies, including BMW, Robert Bosch, KraussMaffei and Whirlpool.

Here is a brief overview of his professional career:

  • Since 2022 Linde Material Handling, Aschaffenburg, Germany
    Member of the Executive Board responsible for Operations
  • 2018 – 2021 Bosch Siemens Household Appliances GmbH, Munich, Germany
    CTO / COO Region Emerging Markets, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2017 – 2018 ZKW Group, Wieselburg, Austria
    COO Group
  • 2016 – 2017 BOSAL Group, Lummen, Belgium
    Managing Director Transport Systems, Markgröningen, Germany
  • 2013 – 2015 KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany
    COO Group
  • 2012 – 2013 Danaher Corp., Washington, D.C., USA
    VP Operations Leica Microsystems, Wetzlar, Germany
  • 2009 – 2012 Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, USA
    GM / VP Operations Varese, Italy / Marion, USA
  • 2005 – 2009 Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
    Plant Manager, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering (formerly ZF), Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
  • 1996 – 2005 BMW Group, Munich, Germany
    Production Manager/ IE Manager / Supply Chain, Munich & Dingolfing, Germany / Birmingham, UK

  • Education
    • 1999 – 2004 PhD at Cranfield University, UK
    • 1991 – 2000 Master of Engineering, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    • 1988 – 1991 Bachelor of Engineering, Imperial College London, UK