Dr. Gerold Kerkhoff heads the Heraeus Emerging Businesses Global Business Unit with Dr. Ralf Droste.
He has headed the Packaging Materials Division (PMD) in Heraeus Materials Technology (HMT) since April 2013. He joined Heraeus in 2007 as head of Sales and Marketing for the Platinum Sensors business unit. Prior to that, he gathered years of experience in senior management positions in Business Development and Sales at Schott Solar.
He studied physics in Darmstadt and Grenoble, as well as economics at the Open University in Hagen. He earned his doctorate in mechanical engineering from the Ruhr University in Bochum.
Gerold Kerkhoff is married and has two children.