Dr.-Ing. Winfried Gäfen is the chairman of AWT

Dr. Winfried Gräfen (AWT chairman)

On the meeting of the boarder of AWT on 8th February 2017 Dr. Winfried Graefen from Hanomag Lohnhärterei GmbH in Hannover was elected as the new chairman of AWT.

Mr. Gräfen studied Physics and in 1990 - 2010 he worked at the R&D department of Ipsen International in Kleve, Germany. Since 2012 he is technical director of the Hanomag Group in Hannover, 2015 he promoted to managing director.

He is a personal member of AWT since 1996. He is a member of the scientific commitee and the executive board of AWT. In 2011 he was granted with the "Karl-Wilhelm-Burgdorf-Award".