Heiko Laubheimer served as CFO of the Bartec Group, a global market leader in explosion protection, for more than four years. Prior to that, he worked as CFO at Intersnack and Gardena, at the latter also in a Group function for the Husqvarna Group. Heiko Laubheimer began his professional career at the consulting and auditing firm Arthur Andersen. Heiko Laubheimer has been CFO of G + E GETEC Holding GmbH and associated group companies GETEC heat & power GmbH and GETEC WÄRME & EFFIZIENZ GmbH since 2017. Since January, Heiko has also held the role of Group CEO (interim).
Thomas Schoepke Group Head of Business Development
After graduating with a Master of International Business Administration, Thomas Schoepke began his career at ista, where he held early leadership positions in the U.S. such as Vice President Commercial Solutions at ista North America in 2004. After further management positions at ista in Germany Italy and UK, he took over the position of Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing at ista International in 2019. In 2022 Thomas Schoepke was appointed CEO of GETEC Platform Netherlands before he took over the position as Group Head of Business Development within the Group Executive Committe.
Dr. Thomas Stephanblome Group CSO, Platform CEO Germany
Following his graduate studies in engineering and his doctorate in electrical engineering at the Technical University of Dortmund, Dr. Thomas Stephanblome's professional career has been defined by the energy industry in all its various forms over the past 30 years. Dr. Stephanblome has been responsible for the development of regenerative and decentralized energy supply systems in both medium-sized companies and corporate structures. Before joining GETEC Group in 2019, he was Director of Global On-Site Generation Business, responsible for the development, management and growth of the Group-wide power generation business for national and international industrial customers at E.ON Connecting Energies.
Giovanni Pontrelli Platform CEO Italy
The law graduate began his professional career in the energy sector at Siram S.p.A., a leading energy services company in Italy. During his career there, he took on increasingly higher areas of responsibility. He served as Corporate Secretary from 2009, as General Manager from 2011, and as a member of the Administrative Board from 2012. Dr. Pontrelli also held several management positions in subsidiaries of Siram S.p.A. and became Chairman of the Administrative Board before taking over the management of Antas, the leading Italian energy services company. With the full integration, Antas was renamed GETEC Italia s.p.a. in 2022. He is the founder and owner of Società Gestioni Lavori s.r.l., which deals with the design, implementation and management of large and complex technological systems for the local public sector, hospitals and industry.
Dr. Guido Zimmermann Platform CEO Switzerland
Dr. Guido Zimmermann began his career in the pharmaceutical industry at Schering AG (now Bayer AG). As a member of the Executive Board and management consultant, he contributed his expertise to Bilfinger Industrial Services as COO Western Europe in the process and chemical industries, helping the company achieve strong growth. He later took on interim management mandates as CEO, COO or Managing Director in medium-sized companies in need of consolidation and change. He has been managing the multi-client sites GETEC PARK.SWISS and GETEC PARK.EMMEN since January 1, 2020.
Martijn van der Zande CEO Platform Netherlands
Martijn van der Zande has many years of experience in the energy world, both in the large capital-intensive projects of the oil & gas industry as well as in renewable energy where, among other things, as Commercial Director of Eneco's Heat & Industrial division, he successfully managed both the approach towards the real estate segment as well as, in part, the large business and industrial customers of energy and energy solutions. After a brief stint in private equity in the biogas industry, Martijn made the move to GETEC at the end of 2022, where as CEO for the Netherlands and Belgium, he is taking the lead to realize the growth of GETEC energy services for both the real estate and industrial segments in both these markets.
Martijn graduated from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on Strategic Management as well as from the Fontys Professional University in Eindhoven on International Business & Management.
As CEO of GETEC in the Netherlands & Belgium, Martijn is also a member of the GETEC Group Executive Committee.
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