Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Vice Chairman of the Managing Board of TRUMPF SE + Co. KG
Responsible for Corporate Technology & New Business as well as for the areas of EUV, Venture Capital and New Sectors.
Born in 1967 in Stuttgart, Germany. Studied Mechanical Engineering at the RWTH University in Aachen, Germany, qualifying as an engineer (Diplom-Ingenieur). Shareholder in TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG since 1994. Development Engineer at Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, Rockford, IL, USA from 1997 to 1999. Chairman and CEO, TRUMPF, Inc., Farmington, CT, USA from 1999 to 2003. Managing Director of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG since 2000. Head of the Laser Technology Business Division since 2003 and Managing Director of TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG from 2003 to 2005. In November 2005, Peter Leibinger was appointed Vice Chairman of the Managing Board of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG. The company's name was changed to TRUMPF SE + Co. KG in February 2022.
Peter Leibinger is closely involved in promoting research. For example, he is a spokesperson for the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research programme committee "Photonik Forschung Deutschland" (Photonics Research Germany) and has been a member of the advisory board for Deutsche Private Equity (DPE) since 2018. He also performs many honorary functions.