Strong leadership

Thomas Berger chairs the Management Board of Harmonic Drive SE. At his side is Norimitsu Ito who, as a member of the Board of Management, is expanding the company's technology leadership in Asia. "With our innovative products, we will add value globally to the digitisation of mechanical engineering. It is essential to carry the sustainable change and demanding transformation process of our technology company into the future," says Berger.

Caption (f.l.t.r.): Thomas Berger, Gottfried Bertram (Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Norimitsu Ito

Intelligent drive technology and all-in-one actuators open up new dimensions in mechanical engineering. Future-oriented drive technology must be intelligent, efficient and sustainable.

Thomas Berger

Thomas Berger graduated in business administration at the University of Hamburg with a degree in business administration and brings over 30 years of management experience in the commercial sector to the company. With him, the Supervisory Board has appointed an accomplished manager as Chief Executive Officer, who will in particular drive digitization in mechanical engineering and the sustainable transformation of the company. Thomas Berger has been a manager at the company since 2002 and has held the position of Chief Executive Officer since March 2022.

Norimitsu Ito

Until February 2022, Norimitsu Ito serves as Chief Executive Officer. In order to be able to influence important market decisions and strategically exploit the growth course of Asian markets, Norimitsu Ito has relocated his business headquarters to Asia. After a bachelor's and master's degree in Japan, he completed his education in 2000 with a master's degree in Business Administration from the Cranfield School of Management in England. Norimitsu Ito brings extensive experience from various positions in Asian and European companies to Harmonic Drive SE.