Dr Ralf Zander is the new member of the board responsible for Finance and Controlling at the Lapp Group. “Dr Zander has a wealth of international experience and understands how family companies think and act. He is an outstanding finance expert who will guide us through our continued growth course,” emphasised Andreas Lapp, Chairman of the board of Lapp Holding AG.
Dr Ralf Zander (44) was born in Stuttgart. He obtained his university degree in Business Administration and Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He then completed an MBA in General Management at Union College in Schenectady, New York and studied for his PhD while working at Roland Berger, a consultancy firm. He later joined Robert Bosch GmbH, where he was tasked with various assignments in logistics, controlling, strategy and merger & acquisitions. His most recent role was Head of Finance & Controlling at Eisenmann in Böblingen, Germany, where he was also responsible for international business.
“In financial terms, Lapp is a very respectable, innovative and highly dynamic company. It is a privilege to work for Lapp and to actively guide the company on its growth course in the digital age in my role as CFO,” said Dr Zander.