Martin Kuhnhen has a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wuppertal with “automation and robotics” as main area of study. He also studied for a Master of Management at the Management Zentrum St. Gallen. After graduating, Kuhnhen held several positions in development and sales at KUKA AG in the Robotics business segment. He also served as Managing Director Americas in Atlanta, USA, for several years, among other positions. From 2014, Kuhnhen was in charge of the marketing and sales departments as CSO at KUKA Robotics. In this position, he was responsible for a regional structure as well as strategic key account and sales channel management before he joined Jenoptik AG in 2019 as head of the Light & Production division, driving the business with smart manufacturing solutions primarily for the automotive industry. One focus of this activity was the integration of acquired companies for portfolio expansion and a new strategic positioning.
Martin Kuhnhen has been part of the management team as CSO since March 1, 2022.