About Us

Over our 90-year history, we’ve grown our operations exponentially. We now manufacture in plants across Europe, Asia and the Americas and operate all over the world.

progress and innovation are at the heart of what we do

We’re relentless in our approach to excellence, always improving our products and the way we work. Wherever we operate, we show the same care for our customers, our staff and the wider society and environment we’re all a part of, constantly asking ourselves ‘What’s next?’.

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We’re proud of our global reach, and we’re embedded in industries all around the world with the specialist products we manufacture.

From fresh food and comfortable temperatures in office buildings to data centre solutions and energy production, Güntner touches the lives of millions.

the power of progress

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90 years of progress

Founded in 1931 in Munich as a refrigeration equipment manufacturer, our rise to being known as global experts in commercial cooling and processing is a result of our constant drive to evolve.

Over our 90-year history, we’ve grown our operations exponentially. We now manufacture in plants across Europe, Asia, and America and operate all over the world.

Meet our executive team

Christian Weiser

CEO & Board Member 

Christian, the CEO of A-HEAT, has been with Güntner for around 30 years. He spent 18 years abroad in Russia, Indonesia, South Africa, and Mexico, building and managing these Güntner entities. Christian looks after Güntner’s strategic and operational direction together with his Board colleagues. He is enthusiastic about driving state-of-the-art manufacturing and working with Güntner executives to ensure the company remains progressive.

ROBERT GERLE

CSO & Board Member

Robert is the CSO of A-HEAT and oversees all global operations in Sales, Marketing and Technology. With more than 30 years of experience, Robert is part of our Güntner story. He is passionate about driving Güntner’s strategic global expansion and brand recognition, while he always strives to challenge the status quo. 

miguel garrido

Executive President USA  

As Executive President USA, Miguel is responsible for building Güntner’s reputation with customers in North America. With more than 24 years’ experience in heat transfer processes and technology, he’s a leader in business development, an innovator and an enthusiastic international team builder.   

javier tamez

Cfo North and Latin America 

Javier leads the Finance and Human Resources group for the North and Latin America region.  He joined us in 2009, bringing a wealth of commercial experience gained in the steel and electrical components industries. 

michael schmid

CSO – Latin America & Brazil   

Boasting over 30 years of experience in commercial and industrial refrigeration, Michael is responsible for building customer relationships that extend our presence throughout Latin America.   

everardo gomez

Managing Director Mexico  

Everardo joined Güntner in 2004 as a Thermodynamic Engineer before being appointed Managing Director in 2018. He’s passionate about customer satisfaction, looking for continuous improvement in our factories and driving innovation in our products and processes. 

Rodrigo Velazquillo

Managing Director – Mexico  

Rodrigo directs the company’s creative endeavors while leading innovation in digital process. With over 19 years in the industry, his focus is on Güntner’s strategic vision, maintaining a high-performance management team and expanding into new markets. 

osni caron

CEO –  Brazil

Osni started his journey with us in 2008. As the CEO of Güntner Brazil, his focus is on service and building strong relationships with customers, sales and finance. 

Fabricio Dedavid Nascimento

COO – Brazil  

Part of the Güntner team since 2008, Fabricio joined us as a Mechanical Engineer specializing in pressure vessels and industrial refrigeration. He’s now responsible for factory operations in Brazil and the global development of ECOSS. 

Andrea Holzbaur

Managing Director & CFO Europe

Andrea is the CFO for Europe at Güntner, where she leads Finance, HR and IT. Before joining Güntner in 2013, she built up a wealth of experience in various finance-related management roles in the machinery and life sciences industries.

Martin Haug

Managing Director Europe 

As Managing Director of Sales & Marketing, Martin is responsible for sustainable growth, with a focus on increasing market share and customer relationships in Europe. He’s worked in refrigeration since 1993, building his career at various companies in a wide range of roles. 

michael freiherr

Managing Director & CTO – Europe

As Managing Director of R&D and Chief Technical Officer, Michael’s area of expertise is in innovative, smart solutions as well as energy efficiency and sustainability. His background in refrigeration plant construction gives him a deep understanding of refrigeration and HVAC. 

glen wiles

Managing Director – APO  

Glen joined Güntner in 2004 as a Sales Manager in Australia. His career at Güntner has evolved over the years, and Glen now brings his Sales and Customer Service ethos as leader of the Manufacturing and Sales Operations across the APO region. 

Hendra Damardjaya

Finance & Administration Director – APO  

Hendra became part of the Güntner family back in 2007. As Finance & Administration Director in our Indonesia office, he leads the support team for Indonesian operations including finance, controlling, human resources, IT and ERP. 

solving tomorrow's challenges today

Research and development has always been a driving force at Güntner. Across our state-of-the-art testing laboratories, we have international teams that are dedicated to designing the future of heat exchange and cooling systems.

We believe innovation thrives on diverse multidisciplinary thinking and are encouraging the collaboration with external partners, experts and universities.

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