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February
2022
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Vita Stefan Messer

Chief Executive Officer

  • born 20.01.1955 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • married
  • four children

 

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Work History

  
Chief Executive Officer
Messer Management SE*, Sulzbach (Taunus)
* General Partner and extended management of Messer SE & Co. KGaA
since 07/21
Chief Executive Officer
Messer Group GmbH, Bad Soden
05/04 - 07/21
Member of the Management Board
Messer Griesheim GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Regional Manager Europe/Central America
Global Key Account Management
Global Technology Information Services
01/00 - 04/04
Member of the Management Board
Messer Griesheim GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Labor Relations
Global Key Account Management
Global Technology Information Services
03/98 - 12/99
President
Messer France S.A., Paris
11/95 - 02/98
President
Messer Nederland B.V., Amsterdam
12/89 - 10/95
Manager International Business Development
Messer Griesheim GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
02/88 - 11/89
Sales Manager
Airgaz S.A.R.L., Paris
09/86 - 01/88
Marketing Analyst, Central Staff Department
Hoechst AG, Frankfurt am Main
05/85 - 08/86
Area Sales Representative
Messer Griesheim GmbH, Bremen
01/83 - 04/85
Manager Marketing and Public Relations
Messer Griesheim Österreich GmbH, Gumpoldskirchen
08/80 - 12/82
Coordinator International Sales
Messer Griesheim GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
10/79 - 07/80
Operator Service Center South
IBM Deutschland GmbH, Munich
05/78 - 09/79

 

Education

  
Training as industrial management assistant
IBM and IHK Stuttgart
1976 - 1978
Degree in Economics
University of Mannheim
1973 - 1976
‘Abitur’ (University entrance qualification)
Secondary school Königstein
1973

 

Languages

  • German – mother tongue
  • English – fluent
  • French – can converse with confidence
  • Dutch – can converse with confidence

 

Other Positions

  • Member of the General Assembly as well as Chairman of the Foreign Trade Committee of the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Honorary Senator of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Faculty of Economics and of the China Institute of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • Member of the Board of the German-Swiss Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Economic Initiative FrankfurtRheinMain e.V.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Mainova AG
  • Member of Commerzbank AG’s regional advisory board for Hesse
  • Member of HDI Gerling’s state advisory board
  • Board member of the Friends of the Vietnamese-German University
  • Honorary Consul Republic Slovenia for the consular region of Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinateand Saarland
  • Involvement in the association ASU – Die Familienunternehmer (association of familybusiness owners)
  • Member of the Steering Committee and of the Board of the German Asia-Pacific businessassociation (OAV) as well as Chairman of the National Committee of Thailand
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MEC Holding GmbH
  • General Manager of Messer Industrie GmbH and MIG Holding GmbH
  • Chairman / member of various supervisory committees of Messer
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dr Hans Messer Foundation and the Ria Messer Foundation, Member of the Board of the Alfons und Gertrud Kassel Foundation
  • Involvement in EIGA – European Industrial Gases Association – and IOMA – International Oxygen Manufacturers Association
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Messer Industries GmbH