Claus Bolza-Schünemann

President of the drupa Committee, Messe Düsseldorf

Würzburg, Germany

Events with Claus Bolza-Schünemann:

Born on July 11, 1956 in Wuerzburg, Germany


Sep 1962                                  School in Wuerzburg

Aug 1973                                  Senior year at Brockport Highschool, NY, USA

Sep 1974                                  Technical High School in Wuerzburg and Bonn, Germany

Jul 1976                                   Military Service in Bruchsal, Regensburg and Wuerzburg

Sep 1977                                  Apprentice for radio and television technics in Wuerzburg

Mar 1980                                  Trainee at Koenig & Bauer, Wuerzburg, development work for remote color control on sheetfed machines

Sep 1980                                  University in Darmstadt for Electrical Engineering, focus on digital electronics, Master thesis on a fast, optoelectronic measuring device for sheetfed printing machines

Sep 1984                                  Research engineer at Koenig & Bauer, Wuerzburg

Jul 1985                                   Software engineer at Brown Boveri & Cie. (BBC), later ABB in Baden, Switzerland for industrial automation

May 1986                                 Head of an engineering group for the automation of large newspaper printing equipment including hard- and software for drives, controls, installation and commissioning

Jan 1989                                  Vice President at Koenig & Bauer, Wuerzburg, Germany for Electrical Engineering

Jun 1992                                  Executive Vice President at Koenig & Bauer for mechanical and electrical engineering

Jun 2003                                  Deputy President

Nov 2011                                  President & CEO

Dec 2020                                  Retirement after 32 years with Koenig & Bauer

since 2005                                President of FGD (Research Group for Printing Machinery)

2007 bis 2010                          President of the Chamber of Commerce Wuerzburg/Schweinfurt, Germany

since 2012                                President of the drupa Committee, Messe Duesseldorf, Germany