Corporate Structure

iwis has a worldwide reputation as a supplier of high-end technical products and services. The group’s corporate culture is based on the sound values and traditions of a family company.

iwis has a decentralised organisational structure and is divided into four autonomous operational divisions.

The holding company iwis SE & Co. KG manages, coordinates and monitors iwis. This structure ensures unity in central corporate issues and allows the company to respond quickly to market demands.

Corporate Group

iwis SE & Co. KG, based in Munich (Germany), is the strategic corporate group of the autonomous business division. The holding is supported by a Supervisory Board consisting of members of the shareholders’ families and various experts. The Supervisory Board is responsible for making key decisions on corporate, development and product policy, as well as determining finance and investment policy.

The holding’s central departments include controlling, finance and accounting, HR, organisation and IT. The departments are grouped in central units managed by the directors of the holding company.

Our business divisions

The group’s product lines are concentrated in three operational divisions with their respective subsidiaries. These divisions are managed by the holding company.

The divisions are as follows:

  • Automotive: iwis mobility systems GmbH & Co. KG
  • Industry: iwis antriebssysteme GmbH & Co. KG, iwis antriebssysteme GmbH
  • Mechatronics: iwis mechatronics GmbH & Co. KG, iwis smart connect GmbH, iwis e-tec GmbH

This decentralised structure encourages and facilitates target-oriented, coordinated activities within the respective product fields, regardless of whether it is a question of research and development, production, marketing or sales.

Our Board of Directors and

Managing Directors

Our Board of Directors and Executives run the company with responsibility and a strong emphasis on value orientation, thus sustainably adding to the value of the company itself. Through a consistent use of numerous synergies and

efficient brand management, the directors safeguard the overall success of our company. At home and around the globe.


Our Supervisory Board

meets several times a year and decides on key topics regarding the company's development.

Members of the Supervisory Board are

  • Dr. Peter Kreisfeld (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Susanne Bielenberg, M.A.
  • Ursula Hülshoff, M.A. M. Phil.


Our Advisory Board

Members of the Advisory Board are

  • Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Winklhofer (Honorary Chairman of the Advisory Board)
  • Dr. Gerd Sachs (Honorary Member of the Advisory Board)
  • Dr. Peter Kreisfeld (Chairman of the Advisory Board)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Rita Forst
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Meuche
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart
  • Christoph Höger
  • Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe


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