Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck studied Engineering with a Major in Production Technology at the Rheinisch-Westfaelischen Technischen Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen. Following his graduation he worked at the Institute for Hydraulics and Pneumatics at RWTH as a scientific assistant. After working for Mannesmann Rexroth AG and Bosch Rexroth AG, Stefan Rinck was made Spokesman of the Management Board of Linde Material Handling and Division Board Member of the Linde AG, Wiesbaden, where he led the global forklift activities. He joined SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG in 2009 and has been the company's Chief Executive Officer since 2010. In addition, Stefan Rinck is a member of the Main Executive Board of the VDMA and Chairman of the Committee for Research and Innovation.