Ralf Goldbrunner, Graduate Engineer in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, started his career at Krones in 1999. Since 2003, he has been in charge of the Manufacturing divisions in Neutraubling and Nittenau. Two years later, all German plants and international sites were added to his responsibility. Last, he also managed the Steinecker plant in Freising.
Since 2014, he has been member of the Executive Board at the Krones AG and was in charge of the Bottling and Packaging Equipment division until the end of 2021. Since January 2022, Ralf Goldbrunner has been responsible for the Operations Division which includes the complete Manufacturing Department and In-House Assembly for new machines and the production of parts for the Lifecycle Service. Moreover he is also responsible for the Strategic Procurement field.