Annette Heimlicher

Chief Executive Officer

1977, MSc Economics, London School of Economics

Annette joined Contrinex in 2005 as Business Development Manager Industrial Safety, subsequently serving as Corporate Development Manager before being appointed CEO in 2012. She previously worked as Associate Director at the World Economic Forum (2007 – 2008) having begun her career as Marketing Associate at Total (2001 – 2005). Annette’s unofficial preparation for her current role involved extensive mentoring on all aspects of the business from her father, Contrinex founder Peter Heimlicher, starting from her teenage years.

Klaus Böhmer

Chief Sales Officer and Chief Technology Officer

1966, Dipl Ing., Dipl.-Wirt.Ing.(FH)

Klaus joined Contrinex in 2013 as Senior Executive Officer Sales and Product Management. In 2016 he assumed the additional role of Chief Technology Officer, taking over this position from Contrinex founder Peter Heimlicher. Before joining Contrinex, Klaus was employed as International Sales Manager at Wago, where he spent more than 9 years overall. He started his career at Leuze electronic where, over 13 years, he rose from Development Engineer to Product Manager and subsequently International Sales Manager.

Andrew Whitlow

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

1968, experienced finance professional

Andrew joined Contrinex in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer. In 2014 he assumed the additional role of Chief Operating Officer.  Previously Andrew was Finance Director EMEA Region for Bulova. Before that he was Tax and Consolidation Manager for City Electrical Factors and Manager of the Family Office. Other positions include Finance Director for Bausch & Lomb Benelux region.