Executive Vice President & General Manager - Composites, Fibers and Materials
Andreas Wuellner is the general manager of Composites – Fibers & Materials, one of the two business units of SGL Carbon. He is an executive vice president with SGL Carbon reporting directly to the board of management. The business unit Composites – Fibers & Materials develops and manufactures carbon fibers, composite materials, and components. Its manufacturing sites are located around the globe serving customers within the automotive, aerospace, industrial application, and energy markets.
Andreas holds master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing. TH) and Business Administration (Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. TH) with RWTH Aachen University. He began his professional career with SGL Carbon in 1992. He had worked in the UK, US, and Germany in various positions in marketing, sales, development, and general management.
After having led the carbon ceramic brakes business of SGL Carbon – an automotive supplier – he had the opportunity to create a joint venture between the automotive OEM BMW and SGL Carbon with manufacturing plants in the US and Germany. In 2015, it was decided to combine all composites related activities within SGL Carbon into a single business unit. Since then, Andreas has led the Composites – Fibers & Materials business, which is among the global top five players in the carbon-fiber composites industry.