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Pilz Management Board

Pilz is a family-run business in the automation sector. Susanne Kunschert and Thomas Pilz are the third generation of managing partners. Business management is based on Christian roots and lays the foundation for a trusting partnership with both customers and staff.

Susanne Kunschert

Susanne Kunschert, Managing Partner, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Susanne Kunschert (Dipl.-Kauffrau) was born in Ostfildern in 1970. She graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of Regensburg. Initially she worked for Dürr in the USA and England, before moving to Ernst & Young in Stuttgart-Weilimdorf to work as an Assistant Auditor. Since 2002 she has been Managing Partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG. She is responsible for Human Resources, Finance/Controlling, International Sales, Product Management, Marketing and Customer Support.

Susanne Kunschert is a member of the Supervisory Board at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and at Südzucker AG. She is also a member of the Steering Committee “Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg”, the Business Advisory Board at Baden-Württemberg International (bw-i) and the Federal Government's Advisory Board for Sustainable Development. She is also the Deputy Chair of the Board of VDMA (German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) Baden-Württemberg and an honorary member of the Association for the Facilitation of Research Transfer (GFFT).

Thomas Pilz

Thomas Pilz, Managing Partner, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Thomas Pilz (Dipl.-Kaufmann) was born in 1967 in Esslingen. He graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of Passau. From 1996 to 2005 he was Managing Director of Pilz Automation Safety L.P. in Canton, Michigan (USA), Pilz’s North American subsidiary. Since 2005 he has been Managing Partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG. He is responsible for IT, Purchasing, Research and Development, Quality Management and Production.

Thomas Pilz is a Board member of the Electrical Automation Association and the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA). He is also Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Microelectronics Stuttgart (Forschungsverein des Instituts für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart e.V.) and Chair of the Advisory Board of the German Research Association for Automation and Microelectronics (DFAM). He is also a member of the Supervisory Board at Esslingen Technical Academy (TAE).

Headoffice

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG
Felix-Wankel-Straße 2
73760 Ostfildern
Germany

Telephone: +49 711 3409-0
E-Mail: pilz.gmbh@pilz.de

Service commercial

Telephone: Commercial : +33 3 88 10 40 01 - Commande : +33 3 88 10 40 02
E-Mail: devis@pilz-france.fr