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Change at the top of TRUMPF Machine Tools

Long-time Group Managing Director and CEO Machine Tools (CEO MT) Dr.-Ing. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop is leaving the company upon reaching the contractual age limit. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Mayer will become the new CEO MT and a member of the Group Management Board on July 1, 2021.

Ditzingen, June 1, 2021 – A change in leadership in the Machine Tool Business Division of the high-tech company TRUMPF: Stephan Mayer (40) will become the new CEO Machine Tools (CEO MT) and succeed Heinz-Jürgen Prokop (63), who will leave TRUMPF at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2021, after reaching the age limit for members of the Group Executive Board. Stephan Mayer has been with TRUMPF since 2012, initially as head of the Organizational Development and Production and Quality Management central departments.

On July 1, 2015, Mayer took on the management of TRUMPF Hüttinger GmbH + Co. KG in Freiburg and led the subsidiary back to success. On October 1, 2017, he returned to Ditzingen as Managing Director of Production and Purchasing at TRUMPF Machine Tools. 

Since 2019, Stephan Mayer has been responsible as President China. Stephan Mayer is responsible for all TRUMPF activities in China and manages the two locations in Taicang/Jiangsu and Jinfangyuan CNC Machine Co., Ltd. (JFY) in Yangzhou.

Stephan Mayer studied mechanical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe from 2000 - 2004, where he also earned his doctorate in 2007 - 2009. Mayer, a native of Schramberg, worked in consulting at McKinsey & Company Inc. in Stuttgart from 2004 until he joined TRUMPF.

Heinz-Jürgen Prokop started as Head of the Design Department at TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH in Ditzingen, Germany, in 1988 and was Vice President, Head of Development/Design and production at IHI-TRUMPF-Technologies in Yokohama, Japan, until 1992. After holding various external positions as Managing Director at Thyssen/Krupp in Essen, Fritz Studer AG in Steffisburg, Switzerland, and Frigoblock in Essen, he returned to Ditzingen in 2012 as Managing Director of Development and Purchasing at TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG. Since July 1, 2017, Heinz-Jürgen Prokop has been a member of the Group Executive Board as CEO MT.                                                  

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Dr.-Ing. Stephan Mayer

As of July 1, 2021, new CEO MT at TRUMPF in Ditzingen.

Dr.-Ing. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop

Retires from TRUMPF after reaching the age limit for members of the Group Executive Board at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2021.

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