An introduction to the senior management

Dr. Jan Gupta
Member of the Executive Board of the Schunk Group (COO)

Dr. Jan Gupta was born in Duisburg, Germany in 1967. After studying mechanical engineering and business management at the Rhineland-Westphalian Technical College Aachen, he also obtained his doctorate from the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering.

Starting in 1997, Dr. Gupta held various leading positions for 17 years at the Freudenberg Group, an internationally active manufacturer of sealing technology, non-woven fabrics, household products and specialty chemicals. In his last position there, he held overall responsibility for worldwide dynamic seal business. 

Since 2014, Dr. Gupta has been a member of the Schunk Group senior management. In 2015, Dr. Gupta took on the responsibility of leading the Schunk Carbon Technology division.