The year Armstrong® brand was founded in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bernd joined ATG in July 2014 as General Manager, Weller Tools and was named SVP and President, GPT in 2020. He most recently served as VP and President, EMEA and ANZ.
Prior to ATG, he held executive roles with Bühler Motor GmbH, a privately-held global manufacturer and marketer of motion control motors, actuators and mechatronic drive solutions. He served as VP for its Industrial and Healthcare Business Units; VP, Global R&D; and VP of its PMO office. While at Bühler he was named an Officer, and also served on its Board of Directors.
He holds an MBA from St. Gallen Business School in Switzerland and Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, and earned a mechanical engineering degree from Ansbach Technical School.