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The management

Our management is committed to achieving sustainable growth. The members – Erol Kirilmaz and Tim Yun Chen – have spent several successful years working in the global lighting industry in leading positions. They are jointly responsible for the entire management of the company.

Erol Kirilmaz

Erol Kirilmaz

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSMO)

Our Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Erol Kirilmaz, has over 20 years’ experience in his field. During this time, he has built up a reputation as a specialist in B2B and high-tech industries. Erol’s time at OSRAM has been enriched by many years of international experience. His posts since 2006 include Managing Director of OSRAM in Turkey and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. In 2012, he was entrusted with responsibility for managing sales and marketing at OSRAM throughout the world. Starting July 2015, Erol has been Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in the Lamps business area. Since the carve-out from OSRAM he holds the same position at LEDVANCE.

Tim Yun Chen

Tim Yun Chen

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Tim Yun Chen has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of LEDVANCE since 1 July 2018. He looks back on more than 15 years of experience in leading management positions and brings more than ten years of market experience in the lighting industry. For 12 years, Chen worked for the lighting company OSRAM, out of which he spent around five years in their Munich headquarters. His most recent position at OSRAM was as CFO for the Asia-Pacific region.

Senior Executives

Our Senior Executives are responsible for translating our strategy for our regions and corporate functions. They ensure that we are close to our customers and our markets.

Dr. Oliver Vogler

Dr. Oliver Vogler

Managing Director Europe West

Oliver leads our organization in Europe West (DACH, EU-Southwest, EU-Northwest, Nordics).

Bogumil Stepan

Bogumil Stepan

Managing Director Europe East

Bogumil is our Managing Director for Eastern Europe and Russia.

Erol Kirilmaz

Erol Kirilmaz

Managing Director USA & Canada

In addition to his CSMO role, Erol leads our North America business (USA & Canada).

Everton Mello

Everton Mello

Managing Director Latin America

Everton is our Managing Director in Latin America (incl. Mexico).

Patrick Kriegeskorte

Patrick Kriegeskorte

Managing Director APAC & MEA

Patrick leads our business in Asia and the Middle East & Africa.

Gareth Jackson

Gareth Jackson

Head of Corporate Strategy,
Head of Technology & Portfolio at LEDVANCE

Gareth leads our Corporate, Technology & Portfolio Strategy, ensuring we are well positioned in Tomorrow’s world

Horst Rosenmüller

Horst Rosenmüller

Global Head of Manufacturing

Horst is responsible for our global production sites.

Bart Mei

Bart Mei

Head of Region USA & Canada

Bart leads our business in the USA and Canada.

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