Klemens Reitinger

Klemens joined ERS in 1992 after his graduation from the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna (Austria). He’s been with the company for 25 years, and has been our CEO since 2001. Today he’s mostly in charge of research, innovation and product development.
He’s the inventor of the AirCool® family of ERS Thermal Chucks and owner of many patents in Fan-Out Wafer Level Packaging manufacturing equipment, with more than 10 years of experience in thermal debonding and warpage adjustment. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and motorcycling in the Austrian Alps.

Email: info@ers-gmbh.de

Laurent Giai-Miniet

Laurent is the CSMO and CEO of ERS electronic GmbH, and is in charge of our Sales, Marketing, Applications and Business Development team.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, and has held leadership positions in renowned companies such as Texas Instruments and Infineon, as well as in high-tech start-ups. Laurent has an MBA from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises of Aix-en-Provence (France), is the father of 5 children and an avid skier.

Joshua Zhou

Joshua is the Sales & Marketing Director of the ERS Great China Region, based in Shanghai, China. He has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, has been Vice President in two different IC design companies and has over 10-years Sales & Marketing Development experience from Texas Instruments. Joshua has a Bachelor Degree in Electrics Engineering (EE) from Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Master Degree in EE from TringHua University. He is a hiking amateur.

Email: Joshua@ers-gmbh.de

Elke Schirmer

Elke has been our Head of Sales and Order Processing since 2012, and has worked with sales in the electronics and semiconductor industry for more than 20 years. She has a Bachelor in Foreign Trade, and has extensive knowledge of automotive and environmental standards from the time she worked as a Quality Management Consultant.

Bengt Haunerland

Bengt joined ERS in 2018 as an Electronics Engineer after graduating from Simon Fraser University (Canada). During his time at ERS, he has contributed to the development of new controllers and updating the firmware. As a young engineer, he’s motivated and excited to work alongside an innovative team and contribute to the development of cutting edge chuck systems. When Bengt is not in the office, he can be found in the Alps ski touring, rock climbing, or hiking.

Regine Beckmann

Regine is our Channel Marketing and Internal Sales Manager. With 17 years of sales experience for materials and machines for the semiconductor industry, she joined ERS in 2018. Regine holds a master in Business Administration from the University of Cologne (Germany). She is the mother of one child and enjoys horse-riding and other outdoor activities in her free time.

Sophia Mee-Eun Oldeide

Sophia is our new PR and MarCom manager, after having finished her Bachelor in Business Administration at Lancaster University. She grew up in Oslo, Norway, and has lived in four different countries the past five years. In her free time she enjoys hiking, learning new languages and reading.
If you have any questions regarding press releases, events and fairs, website content or magazine contributions, feel free to contact her!

Email: oldeide@ers-gmbh.de

Bernd Krafthoefer

Mr. Krafthoefer is ERS America’s Sales and Marketing Director. With over 20 years of sales experiences, Mr. Krafthoefer has held worldwide sales and marketing positions with Texas Instruments, Diodes Inc., ams AG and Active-Semi (now Qorvo). For 20 years, Mr. Krafthoefer successfully drove product roadmaps, enabled worldwide sales teams on new products, managing customer accounts and overall product life cycles. Mr. Krafthoefer graduated with a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Lübeck, Germany. In his free time, Mr. Krafthoefer likes to do road cycling.

Email: krafthoefer@ers-gmbh.de

Kang Zhao

Kang was born in China, and took his Bachelor’s degree at the Chang’an University, before he moved to Germany in 2012 to do his Master’s degree at the Clausthal University of Technology. He joined ERS in June 2017 as one of our Design Engineers, and is mainly in charge of Mechanical Engineering.