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Get to know responsible management persons at STAUFF Germany

Dr Matthias Papenfuß

Managing Director STAUFF Group
Chief Executive Officer STAUFF Germany

After working as a corporate attorney, holding different strategic and operating positions in industry, trade and consulting and being managing partner of a consulting firm and a member of the supervisory board of several companies, Dr Matthias Papenfuß has been Managing Director of the worldwide STAUFF Group since 2016.

One of his main focus areas in this role are the verification and optimisation of overarching structures and processes with the objective of increasing efficiency.

In addition to this, he has been responsible for the operations of STAUFF Germany as Chief Executive Officer since 2019, with a focus on purchasing/procurement, quality, human resources and finance/controlling. 

Dr Matthias Papenfuß holds a doctorate in law.

Helmut Ahrens

Managing Director STAUFF Germany
Member of the Global Management Team (GMT)
Member of the European Management Team (EMT)

Graduate economist Helmut Ahrens has been working for the STAUFF Group in different leadership roles in Germany and abroad since 1999, including several years as Managing Director in China and Asia. 

Since his return to Germany in 2017, he has been a member of management of STAUFF Germany with a focus on sales and systems engineering.

In this role, he is also a member of the Global Management Team (GMT) and the European Management Team (EMT), who handle overarching topics such as strategy and market as well as organisation and structure.

Carsten Krenz

Managing Director STAUFF Germany

Carsten Krenz is a graduate engineer in the field of production engineering and can look back on several decades of relevant professional and leadership experience in the areas of production and logistics. He has been working for STAUFF in Germany since 2012 initially as a plant manager.

He has been a member of management of STAUFF Germany with a focus on production and logistics since 2015. 

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