Member of the Board, Engineering
Hans-Gerd Claus has been a member of the Management Board of Bertrandt AG since 1 October 2012. His appointment was extended with effect from November 2018 until November 2023.
Areas of responsibility and (international) mandates
- Member of the Management Board Engineering
- Head of the Divisions: Product Engineering, Physical, Production & After Sales
- Member of the management of various German automotive companies
- Responsible for the branches in China at the Changchun and Shanghai locations
- Bertrandt AG, sucursal en España, Dirección
Hans-Gerd Claus was first appointed by the Supervisory Board as a member of the Bertrandt AG Management Board for Technology on 1 October 2012.
Prior to this, Hans-Gerd Claus was branch manager and managing director of various companies within the Bertrandt Group. In addition, Hans-Gerd Claus was responsible for the functional design/simulation CAE as well as testing and trials departments across the Group as head and authorised signatory from 2007 to 2012.
Hans-Gerd Claus has been working for Bertrandt since 2001. He was initially team leader CAE at the Ingolstadt branch and, from 2003, head of the CAE department at the Ingolstadt, Munich, Neckarsulm and Wolfsburg sites.
In 1997, Hans-Gerd Claus completed his studies in mechanical engineering with a specialisation in agricultural machinery technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne and began his professional career as a CAE engineer at a development service provider in the AUDI environment.
Hans Gerd Claus was born in Germany in 1966.