After completing his PhD in Chemistry, Klemens Brunner started his career in different responsibilities ranging from R&D and Plant Management to Global Product Management at the Dutch technology company Philips. During this time, he was located in the Netherlands and France. In 2009, he relocated to the USA and joined Lumileds as the General Manager of the Global Business Unit Automotive LED. After having successfully managed the turnaround of this business, he was promoted in 2012 to his previous role, Head of Sales & Marketing Automotive Asia Pacific and Global Marketing OEM. Here, he has been located in Hong Kong.
In May 2016, Dr. Klemens Brunner joined Heraeus as Head of Marketing & Sales of Heraeus Electronics and in March 2018 he took over the role as President of Heraeus Electronics.
Dr. Klemens Brunner is married and has two sons.