Management

ATH promotes a distinctive culture of innovation, thereby ensuring its operating companies retain the necessary technological edge.

Management

The Managing Directors of the ATH Group are Bernward Kurpisch and Markus Weißenberger.

After completing his mechanical engineering studies, Bernward Kurpisch worked at a renowned ship repair yard and then studied aircraft construction in Hamburg. Since 1986, he has been active in the sales and project planning of coating systems.In 1995, he founded Drytec GmbH und Co. KG together with two other partners and, as its partner, was responsible for the commercial management with a focus on sales. in 2019, after selling the shares in the company, he moved to the management of the company.

Management

Markus Weißenberger has been Managing Director at KROENERT since June 2020. He has previously worked for international companies in the fields of aviation, mechanical and plant engineering and management consulting, with a focus on engineering, project management, operational excellence and general management. Companies he has worked for include Airbus Operations, Porsche Consulting, Hauni Maschinenbau and most recently Hauni Primary GmbH. Mr. Weißenberger studied civil engineering at the Technical University in Hamburg-Harburg and UC Berkeley, USA. Building on his diploma, he obtained a degree in industrial engineering from the distance learning institution FernUniversität Hagen as well as an MBA from Purdue University, USA. Mr. Weissenberger is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigmar Honor Society.