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Board of Directors/Advisory Board
The Board of Directors and the Advisory Board manage the technical work. With regard to this responsibility, the board's main tasks are target-setting for TC and WG, controlling of their work, co-ordination of comprehensive projects, as well as passage and approval of results.



Karsten Schneider

Chairman
SIEMENS AG
PD TI FC
Gleiwitzer Str. 555
90475 Nuernberg
Germany
Phone: +49 911 895 4321
email: karsten.schneider[at]siemens.com
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Prof. Dr. Frithjof Klasen
Fachhochschule Köln
Institut für Automation & Industrial IT
Steinmüllerallee 1
51643 Gummersbach
Germany
Phone: +49 2261 81 96 63 22
email: frithjof.klasen(at)fh-koeln(dot)de
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Dr. Jörg Hähniche
Endress + Hauser Process Solutions AG
Christoph-Merian-Ring 23
4153 Reinach
Switzerland
Phone: +41 61 715 7362
email: jorg.hahniche[at]solutions.endress.com
The Advisory Board consists of the chairmen of the Committees and the following elected Representatives:

Dr. Thomas Albers MINDA Industrieanlagen GmbH
Hans-Böckler-Str. 24
32427 Minden
Germany
Phone: +49 571 3997 240
t.albers[at]minda.de

Christoph Behler Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.
Niederlassung Deutschland
Gothaer Str. 8
40880 Ratingen
Germany
Phone: +49 2102 486 2360
email: christoph.behler[at]meg.mee.com

Andreas Hennecke Pepperl + Fuchs GmbH
Lilienthalstr. 200
68307 Mannheim
Germany
Phone: +49 621 776 1601
email: ahennecke[at]de.pepperl-fuchs.com

Gerhard Mutter SICK AG
Sebastian-Kneipp-Str. 1
79183 Waldkirch
Germany
Phone: +49 7681 202 3381
email: gerhard.mutter[at]sick.de

Martin Müller Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
Produktbereich Automatisierung
Herrn Martin Müller
Flachsmarktstr. 8
32825 Blomberg
Germany
Phone: +49 52 35 300
email: mmueller[at]phoenixcontact.com

Uwe Gräff HARTING Electric GmbH & Co. KG
Wilhelm-Harting-Str. 1
32339 Espelkamp
Germany
Phone: +49 5772 47 7019
email: uwe.graeff[at]harting.com

Henk van der Bent Yokogawa Europe B.V.
Euroweg 2
3825 HD Amersfoort
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 88 4641 000
email: henk.vander.bent[at]nl.yokogawa.com

Jörg Krautter Murrelektronik GmbH
Falkenstraße 3
71570 Oppenweiler
Germany
Phone +49 7191 47-1103
email: joerg.krautter[at]murrelektronik.de

Matthias Prinzen Festo AG & Co.KG
Zeppelinstr. 112
73730 Esslingen-Gewerbegeb.Oberessl.
Germany
Phone +49 711 347 3476
email: matthias.prinzen[at]festo.com

Klaus Erni Emerson Process Management GmbH & Co. OHG
Rheinische Strasse 2
42781 Haan
Germany
Phone +49 21295533005
email: klaus.erni[at]emerson.com

Marco Henkel WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH
Hansastr. 27
32423 Minden
Germany
Phone: +49 571 887 0
email: marco.henkel[at]wago.com

Prof. Dr. Christian Diedrich
ifak- Institut für Automation und Kommunikation e.V. Magdeburg
an der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Werner-Heisenberg-Str. 1
39106 Magdeburg
Germany
Phone: +49 391 9901 415
email: christian.diedrich[at]ifak.eu

Hans Fiesel Endress + Hauser Process Solutions AG
Christoph Merian-Ring 12
4153 Reinach
Switzerland
Phone: +41 61 715 74 61
email: hans.fiesel[at]solutions.endress.com

Harald Hammon SIEMENS AG
DF FA TIP SYA
Gleiwitzer Str. 555
90475 Nürnberg
Germany
Phone: +49 911 895 4913
email: harald.hammon[at]siemens.com

Achim Laubenstein ABB Automation Products GmbH
Schillerstr. 72
32425 Minden
Germany
Phone: +49 571 830 1847
email: achim.laubenstein[at]de.abb.com

Dirk  Vielsäcker SIEMENS AG
DF FA AS E&C-PRM
Gleiwitzer Str. 555
90475 Nürnberg
Germany
Phone: +49 911 895 5069
email:dirk.vielsaecker[at]siemens.com

Reinhard Schlagenhaufer SIEMENS AG
DF FA AS DH
Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 50
92220 Amberg
Germany
Phone: +49 9621 80 2182
email: reinhard.schlagenhaufer[at]siemens.com

Our well-known PI technologies

PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.
PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology.
IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with with all automation technologies.