OUR JOURNEY IN HEAT EXCHANGE

Over our 90-year history in heat exchange technology, we’ve grown our operations exponentially. We now manufacture our cooling systems 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 heat exchange portfolio and ways of working. 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?’.

ESSENTIAL FOR OUR DAILY LIFE

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

From food cooling and comfortable air conditioning in office buildings to data centre cooling solutions and energy & power cooling, Güntner touches the lives of millions.

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THE POWER OF PROGRESS

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 industrial refrigeration is a result of our constant drive to evolve.

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

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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.

GERNOT PUNTIGAM

MANAGING DIRECTOR – EUROPE

Gernot Puntigam brings great experience in the international industry from Asia, America and Europe. His work history includes management, sales, strategic marketing and business development. Due to his understanding with various industrial IT systems, his focus as Managing Director is on the areas of sales and marketing as well as on the topic of digitalisation.

MICHAEL FREIHERR

MANAGING DIRECTOR & CTO – EUROPE

As Managing Director 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.

ANDREAS RIEDL

CFO – EUROPE

Andreas is the CFO of Europe at Güntner, leading the implementation of our ambitious goals and further development of our operational results. He is an accomplished leader with a compelling mix of strategic discipline and strong operational skills.

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 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 which 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.

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 between customers, sales and finance.

FABRICIO DEDAVID NASCIMENTO

COO – BRAZIL

Part of the Güntner team since 2003, Fabricio joined us as a Mechanical Engineer specializing in pressure vessels and industrial refrigeration. He’s now responsible for factory operations in Brazil and global development of ECOSS.

GLEN WILES

MANAGING DIRECTOR – APO

Glen se unió a Güntner en 2004 como gerente de ventas de Australia. Su trabajo en Güntner ha evolucionado con los años y ahora aporta sus principios de servicio al cliente y ventas como líder de operaciones de manufacturas y ventas en la región Asia-Pacífico y Oceanía.

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.

A BETTER WORLD

NATURAL REFRIGERANTS

We believe in the power of natural refrigerants and their potential to create a better world through safe and sustainable use.

Solutions such as carbon dioxide, ammonia, hydrocarbons, air and water offer viable alternatives to synthetic refrigerants, which produce significant greenhouse gas emissions and are a risk to people and the environment.

For almost a century, natural refrigerants have been part of our business, and we have played a key role in spreading awareness of their benefits. We continue to test and explore their use in a state-of-the-art lab, and we strive to ensure that all our partners have the option to use them.

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SOLVING TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES TODAY

Research and development have 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 cooling solutions and heat transfer systems.

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

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