Joerg holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and an MSC in Business Administration from RWTH Aachen (Germany). He started his career as management consultant with Roland Berger and Boston Consulting Group. In 2002 he joined Hilti, where he held various executive positions in corporate development, marketing and sales before getting appointed to the Group´s Executive Board in 2011, initially responsible for Finance (CFO), Corporate Development, IT and Human Resources. From 2017 to 2019 he headed, in addition to his CFO role, Hilti’s European business as well as the company’s global marketing and digital activities. As of January 2020, Joerg joined the German Knauf Group as General Partner and Co-CEO.