FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 17, 2022 – Trumpf Inc., the largest manufacturer of fabricating equipment and industrial lasers in North America, has appointed Bettina Steingruber to serve as chief financial officer, a position previously held by Lutz Labisch, who became Trumpf Inc. president & CEO on March 1, 2022.
Steingruber will be responsible for overseeing the finance and controlling, IT infrastructure and business systems, customer contracts & collections, customer financing, logistics & customs, and shared services departments for Trumpf subsidiaries in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
The high-tech company also promoted Burke Doar to executive vice president. Trumpf's North American headquarters are in Farmington, Conn., where it was founded as Trumpf America Inc. in 1969.
“We are excited to strengthen our leadership team with knowledgeable and tenured professionals like Steingruber and Doar,” said Trumpf Inc. President & CEO Lutz Labisch. “Not only are they proven experts in finance, contracts, logistics, sales, marketing, and customer service, but they are also well-versed in the needs of the machine tool industry. Their deep understanding of TRUMPF and our customers supports our company commitment to strategic innovation and customer-centric growth in North America.”
Steingruber brings more than 23 years of experience in finance and controlling in the manufacturing industry to her new role as CFO of Trumpf Inc.
She has worked for TRUMPF for 16 years, most recently as CFO, Bending at Trumpf Maschinen Austria GmbH & Co. KG in Pasching, Austria. Trumpf Maschinen Austria develops and produces standalone and automated bending machines and laser-hardened bending tools.
Trumpf Inc. also announced that Burke Doar has been promoted to executive vice president. Doar has more than 20 years of tenure at the company. He joined Trumpf in 2002.
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