Personal responsibility, the implementation of the subsidiarity principle and team orientation are values that guide our management work. This applies naturally first and foremost to the executive board. Together the members of the executive board represent with their key competencies the broad automation technology spectrum of the company.

Transparency and Consensus - Executive Board of the Eckelmann AG

Dipl.-Ing. Peter Frankenbach, Management Spokesman

Dipl.-Ing. Peter Frankenbach is spokesman of Eckelmann AG's Management Board and Head of Plant Automation. He has been with the company since 1987, planning and managing the major control system projects in the field of process engineering, medical technology and logistics during this period. Peter Frankenbach studied electrical engineering at TU Darmstadt.

Dipl.-Ing. Peter Frankenbach: "On the basis of powerful hardware and software pre-products we develop customer-optimised solutions in industries in which we have acquired a sustainable know-how about the methods and technologies of our customers. We meet our customers eye to eye and inspire them to introduce improvements."

Dr.-Ing. Marco Münchhof

Dr.-Ing. Marco Münchhof studied electrical engineering at the TU Darmstadt. He completed his Master of Science/SUNY in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA and has been working for Eckelmann since 2010. Responsible for the development of proprietary control hardware and software, he is an acknowledged specialist for machine automation and manages this division as executive.

Dr.-Ing. Marco Münchhof: “The close dovetailing of our system hardware and software creates a competitive edge in terms of technical advantages for our mechanical engineering customers.”

Dr.-Ing. Frank Uhlemann

Dr.-Ing. Frank Uhlemann is part of the company since 2000. Same as his executive colleagues, he studied electrical engineering at the TU Darmstadt. Within the Eckelmann AG, Frank Uhlemann made significant contributions to the development of the key sector - cooling technology, where Eckelmann is one of the market leaders in Germany. His current executive responsibilities cover cooling and building control solutions.

Dr.-Ing. Frank Uhlemann: “Our high vertical depth from the conception to the development and our internal electronics production forms the basis for our finely balanced positioning between a product manufacturer and a customer specific solution developer." 

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Philipp Eckelmann, Vorstand

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Philipp Eckelmann studied economic engineering with specialisation in electrical engineering at TU Darmstadt. After his degree, he worked for six years as a management consultant with a focus on operational excellence in production and development processes. He joined Eckelmann AG in 2014 and was initially responsible for business process optimisation. As a member of the Management Board, he is responsable for the internal areas of Purchasing, Finance, Personnel and Supply Chain since 2016.

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Philipp Eckelmann: "In terms of industrial 4.0, IoT, agile development or digitisation, we are partners to our customers and internal users alike. We will closely monitor these trends and will come up with appropriate responses for us and for our customers.