Long-time Group Managing Director and CEO Machine Tools (CEO MT) Dr.-Ing. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop is leaving the company upon reaching the contractual age limit. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Mayer will become the new CEO MT and a member of the Group Management Board on July 1, 2021.
A change in leadership in the Machine Tool Business Division of the high-tech company TRUMPF: Stephan Mayer (40) will become the new CEO Machine Tools (CEO MT) and succeed Heinz-Jürgen Prokop (63), who will leave TRUMPF at the end of the fiscal year after reaching the age limit for members of the Group Executive Board. Stephan Mayer has been with TRUMPF since 2012, initially as head of the Organizational Development and Production and Quality Management central departments.
On July 1, 2015, Mayer took on the management of TRUMPF Hüttinger in Freiburg and led the subsidiary back to success. On October 1, 2017, he returned to Ditzingen as Managing Director of Production and Purchasing at TRUMPF Machine Tools.
Since 2019, Stephan Mayer has been responsible as President China. Stephan Mayer is responsible for all TRUMPF activities in China and manages the two locations in Taicang/Jiangsu and Jinfangyuan CNC Machine Co., Ltd. (JFY) in Yangzhou.