Bernd Lohmüller is managing director of Maschinenfabrik Niehoff GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering and joined Niehoff immediately after graduating from university. He became engineering manager of the coiler design department in 1990. From 1993 to 2000 he was responsible for engineering of inline annealers. In 2000, he moved to Niehoff Endex of North America as a technical manager. In 2002, he was appointed as its CEO. From 2005 to 2017 he was executive vice president of Niehoff. In July of 2017 he was appointed as managing director and chief sales officer of Niehoff Group. He is further serving on all boards of directors of all Niehoff subsidiaries worldwide and is a member of the executive board of the IWMA Association in Manchester, UK, and vice president of the Russian Intercable Association VNIIKP.