Dr. Gunther Kegel has been President of the ZVEI since October 9, 2020, having previously served as Vice President.
Dr. Gunther Kegel has been a member of the ZVEI Board of Directors since 1998. From 2007 to 2019 he was also Chairman of the ZVEI Automation Divsion. Overall, Dr. Kegel has been involved in the ZVEI since 1992.
He holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt and is Chairman of the Executive Board of Pepperl+Fuchs SE. He has held various positions for the manufacturer of electronics for factory and process automation, including head of the Factory Automation Division, deputy CEO and managing director.
From 2016 to 2020 he was VDE President. He is chairman of the exhibitor advisory board of the Hannover Messe and a member of the DIN Executive Committee since 2021.