Our Management

Hengst is a family business. We want to maintain that. The members of our management team ensure continuity and constant further development.

Our management currently consists of three board members and five extended board members, who in turn manage our business divisions, plants and regions.


Christopher Heine

After positions at Hella in Lippstadt, Melbourne and Changchun and in management consulting, he has been with Hengst since 2012.

First for five years as CFO, since 2017 as CEO. In this role responsible for the areas Independent Aftermarket, Engine & Mobile Filtration, Industrial Filtration, Business Development, our Tech Center Filtration as well as Marketing and Communication.


Holger Krumel

Started his career in auditing followed by a move to strategy consulting. Then worked for a total of 16 years in commercial management positions at CLAAS, the industrial technology and commercial vehicle specialist - including as CFO in the USA and France.

Since 2021 CFO at Hengst, responsible for Accounting, Finance, Controlling, Legal, IT, HR, Purchasing and Internal Control.


Howard Boyer

Initially working for Benteler Automotive in Paderborn and Tokyo, then for Hennings Automotive in Grefrath and Michigan and also for the Minth Group in Michigan.

Since 2016 COO of the Hengst Group. Responsible for the regional companies and plants in Europe, North America, Latin America and China as well as for the departments of quality management, supply chain management and industrialization.

The Administrative Board of Hengst SE

Jens Röttgering

Jens Röttgering is Owner and the Chairman of the Administrative Board of Hengst SE. 

He represents the third generation of the family business.

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Nienkamp 55-85
48147 Münster
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purifying our planet

Our vision

We make the planet a purer place with our products. We also take this journey as cleanly as possible.


We develop the filtration solutions of the future. For our customers and for society.


Our focus is on energy efficiency. This protects the environment and saves costs.