Steffen Neumann
Management board and managing director

Born in 1963, Steffen Neumann studied machine construction from 1985 to 1990 at the TU Dresden, before working as research assistant for one year at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. From 1991 to 1994 he gained experience on the international level in the area of manufacturing, in the ILVA Group (Rome, Novi Ligure, Italy). Between 1994 and 2001 he was active in various jobs at Pleiger Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG: first as office manager, Italy, in Modena, then as assistant to the managing director, and finally as sales manager in the area of hydraulics, casting products and wastewater pumps. During 2001 and 2002 Steffen Neumann was employed as head sales manager and member of the business management at Isringhausen GmbH.

In December 2002 he came to the Photon Group, and took responsibility for Photon Meissener Technologies GmbH as managing director. In June 2004 he was appointed to the management board, and since then has born overall responsibility for all operative business of the Photon Group, as COO and managing director.