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Structure & Management

Webasto is a globally active group of companies headquartered in Stockdorf, close to Munich, with over 50 locations and numerous representations worldwide. The group’s strategic holding company is Webasto SE. Under its umbrella are global business units, which are active in the following product groups: Panorama Roofs, Sunroofs and Convertible Roofs, heatingsystems for fuel and electrical operated vehicles, as well as charging solutions and battery systems. Webasto has been a family-owned company since its founding in 1901.

Management Webasto SE

Dr. Holger Engelmann (Chairman)

Dr. Holger Engelmann (Chairman)

Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Holger Engelmann (Chairman) - Webasto SE

  • 1965: Born in Krefeld
     
  • 1985 – 1990: Studies of Business Management in Münster and Cologne; Degree in Business Management
     
  • 1993: Doctorate at the department of economics
     
  • 1993 – 1998: Various positions at Fichtel und Sachs (today: ZF Friedrichshafen)
     
  • 1998 – 2007: Various management positions at Mannesmann Plastics Machinery; ultimately as CFO of the Group
     
  • 2007 – 2010: Chief Financial Officer Webasto AG (today: Webasto SE)
     
  • Since 2008: Chairman of the Management Board Webasto Roof & Components
     
  • 2010 – 2012: Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Webasto SE
     
  • Since 2013: Chairman of the Management Board Webasto SE
Marcel Bartling

Marcel Bartling

Curriculum Vitae
Marcel Bartling - Chief Technology Officer Webasto SE

  • 1979: Born in Herford (Germany)
     
  • 2000-2004: Studies of mechanical engineering and automotive engineering at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences
     
  • 2003-2004: Research assistant in the laboratory for combustion engines at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences
     
  • 2005: Product development engineer at Mercedes AMG
     
  • 2006-2014: Various technical and management functions in product development and purchasing at Robert Bosch GmbH
     
  • 2012-2014: Executive MBA with a focus on Technology & Leadership at RWTH Aachen (Germany) and the University of St. Gallen (HSG, Switzerland)
     
  • 2014-2016: Head of Lean R&D / Digital Value Chain Robert Bosch GmbH
     
  • 2016-2018: Vice President Global Segment Actuators / Division Electronics, Hella GmbH & Co. KGAA
     
  • 2018-2022: Executive Vice President and Member of the Executive Board Lighting, Hella GmbH & Co. KGAA
     
  • Since 2022: Member of the Management Board and Chief Technology Officer Webasto SE
Arne Kolfenbach

Arne Kolfenbach

Curriculum Vitae
Arne Kolfenbach - Member of the Management Board Webasto SE

  • 1974: Born in Celle, Germany
     
  • 1995 – 1998: Business Administration at Wirtschaftsakademie Hamburg (today: HSBA)
     
  • 1999 – 2001: Business Administration at Université de Rennes, France; Degree: Master International Management
     
  • 2001 – 2003: Senior Consultant Transaction Advisory at Arthur Andersen LLP, Paris, France
     
  • 2004 – 2010: several leadership roles at EADS / Airbus Corporate Audit and Finance in Paris and Munich
     
  • 2011 – 2013: Vice President – CFO Astrium Geo-Information Services in Toulouse
     
  • 2014 – 2015: Senior Vice President – Head of Finance of Airbus Defence and Space Electronics in Munich
     
  • 2015 – 2020: Senior Vice President – Head of Finance for the business line Connected Intelligence as well as the Digital Transformation Office of the Airbus Defence and Space division
     
  • Since 2020: Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer, Webasto SE
Jan Henning Mehlfeldt

Jan Henning Mehlfeldt

Curriculum Vitae
Jan Henning Mehlfeldt - Member of the Management Board Webasto SE

  • 1968: Born in Hamburg, Germany
     
  • 1994-1997: Studies of Business Administration; Degree: Master of Business Administration (Akademie des Handwerks Hamburg, Germany)
     
  • 1989-1999: Senior Manager Purchasing & Controlling (Giffhorn GmbH)
     
  • 1999-2002: Lead Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (Senator Technology GmbH)
     
  • 2002-2003: Head of Strategic Material Purchasing (Baumueller Group)
     
  • 2003-2008: Vice President Global Commodity Management (Grammer AG)
     
  • 2008-2011: Director North Europe Seating Systems (Faurecia)
     
  • 2011-2019: Executive Vice President Purchasing & Supplier Quality (Webasto Group)
     
  • 2019-2022: President China (Webasto Group)
     
  • Mar 2022-Oct 2022: Executive Vice President RC Europe (Webasto Group)
     
  • Since Nov 2022: Member of the Management Board Webasto SE
     
Yanni von Roy-Jiang

Yanni von Roy-Jiang

Curriculum Vitae
Yanni von Roy-Jiang - Chief Operating Officer Webasto SE

  • 1980: Born in Shanghai, China
     
  • 1997-2001: Studies of Industrial Foreign Trade (University of Donghua, Shanhhai, China)
     
  • 2002-2006: Master of Business Administration (Augsburg University, Germany)
     
  • 2006: Graduate student (Bosch Power Tools)
     
  • 2006-2009: Controller China & Eastern Europe (Blumenbecker Group)
     
  • 2009-2011: Controller Region Asia (Webasto Group)
     
  • 2011-2014: Chief Financial Officer (Webasto China)
     
  • 2014-2020: Vice President Finance & Controlling (Webasto Group)
     
  • 2020-2022: Executive Vice President Purchasing & Supplier Quality (Webasto Group)
     
  • Since 2022: Member of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer, Webasto SE

Supervisory Board

Here is an overview of the members of the Webasto SE Supervisory Board.

Dr. Rolf Bulander (Chairman)

Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart (Deputy Chairman)

Werner Baier

Gerhard Mey

Petra Scharner-Wolff

Dr. Rainer Kallenbach

Mirco Eschrich

Stefanie Möbius

Maximilian Zimmermann

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