Michael Freiherr is chairman of the eurammon board since November 2020. His focus topics are the further increase of applications with natural refrigerants as well as efficiency of energy and resources. After his training as a refrigeration mechanic and further qualification as a master craftsman for refrigeration plant constructions, Michael Freiherr occupied various positions in the refrigeration installation sector. During his engineering course, he had worked in several departments within Güntner GmbH & Co. KG and graduated from the University of Maryland. He currently works as general manager and chief technical officer at Güntner.
Dr. Marcus Albrecht, born in 1969, is the CEO of the global BOCK Group and our latest member of the eurammon board, since May 2022.
In the course of his professional career, the Doctor of Mechanical Engineering (TU Dortmund/ BTU Cottbus) has gained as managing director extensive international experience for stock listed as well as for small and medium sized companies. These experiences cover various industrial sectors outside of the refrigeration business like steel, construction, consumer goods and renewable energy. His special focus is on the global development of the future markets for natural refrigerants as a contribution to reducing global warming.
Thomas Spänich, born in 1964, is currently senior director/head of product engineering and product management of the GEA RT Division - BU compoments at GEA Refrigeration Germany GmbH, Berlin. Spänich studied thermal and hydraulic mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Dresden and obtained his degree in refrigeration technology in 1990. He began his professional career that same year as a development engineer with Kühlautomat Berlin GmbH. He held before his current position several management positions within GEA.
Andrew Stockman is the managing director for Europe and the Middle East at EVAPCO Europe Group headquartered in Belgium. Born in New Jersey (USA) in 1976, Andrew Stockman graduated at the Pennsylvania State University in mechanical and electrical engineering in addition to his already achieved degree in computer aided design from the York Technical Institute. After a few, more design focused positions, he started his career at EVAPCO in 1997 with stations in Maryland, in Shanghai, Denmark and Belgium. During his career, Andrew Stockman gained a broad experience in industrial and commercial hvac, refrigeration, ice thermal storage and heat transfer.
Monika Witt, born in 1963, is managing director of the TH. WITT Kältemaschinenfabrik GmbH in Aachen. She studied mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen and finished with a diploma in the field of process engineering. In 1991 she started as a project engineer for air separation plants at Messer Griesheim GmbH in Krefeld and moved in 1993 to MG Industries USA, a subsidiary of Messer Griesheim GmbH Germany. In 1996 Witt joined the family business TH. WITT Kältemaschinenfabrik where she took over the managing position in 1998.