Axel Weidner - Management and Commitment in a medium-sized Company
Mankenberg GmbH is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2010. The firm has been located in Lübeck for 65 years now. Since the year 2000 the company is being run by Mr Axel Weidner, born in 1956, who is the great-grandson of the company founder Gustav Mankenberg.
Axel Weidner grew up in Lübeck as a son of Mr Dr.-Ing. Günther Weidner and Mrs Dipl.-Ing. Ursula Weidner (whose maiden name was Mankenberg). After graduating high school Axel Weidner studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin.
|1984 - 1990||Associate of Berlin-based Südwind Windkraftanlagen GmbH, which was among the first German manufacturers of wind power stations. Managing Director from 1988.|
|from 1990||Mankenberg GmbH Industriearmaturen, Lübeck|
|from 1996||Managing director at Mankenberg|
|since 2002||Responsible managing director at Mankenberg|
Thanks to his sense of responsibility felt on the personal and entrepreneurial side Mr Axel Weidner puts strong emphasis on additional commitment which enables Mankenberg to mesh more closely with economy and science in and outside Lübeck.
|since 2003||Member of the Board of the specialized group "Industrial Valves" of the VDMA (German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers Association)|
|since 2009||Member of the Board of the VDMA's North Germany branch office (i.e. the German federal states of Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein)|
|since 2005||Deputy Chairman of the General Meeting of the Projekt GmbH of the Lübeck-based University of Applied Sciences|
|since 2007||Chairman of the Support Society of the Lübeck-based University of Applied Sciences|
|since 2007||Member of the Supervisory Board of Baltik AG (Lübeck), a Capital Investment Company whose shareholder base is solely composed by businessmen|
|since 2009||Lay judge for the Lübeck Labour Court|
|since 2011||Chairman of the General Meeting of the Projekt GmbH of the Lübeck-based University of Applied Sciences|
|since 2012||Deputy Chairman of the Board of the specialized group „Industrial Valves“ of the VDMA (German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers Association)|
Pressure Reducing Valves Backpressure Regulators Sliding Gate Valves Burst Pipe Isolating Valves Flow Control and Differential Pressure Valves Vacuum Breakers and Vacuum Control Valves Safety Valves Pilot-operated Control Valves Surge Relief Valves