GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is one of the largest suppliers for the food processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. As an international technology group, the Company focuses on process technology and components for sophisticated production processes.
In 2013, GEA generated consolidated revenues in excess of EUR 4.3 billion, more than 70 percent of which came from the food sector, which is a long-term growth industry.
The group employed about 18,000 people worldwide as of December 31, 2013. GEA Group is a market and technology leader in its business areas.
The company is listed in Germany’s MDAX stock index (G1A, WKN 660 200) and the STOXX® Europe 600 Index. In addition GEA Group has a sponsored level I ADR program in the USA.
The businesses of the GEA Group is grouped into five segments. The structure provides a clear alignment of technologies and applications within the group.
The GEA Group is led by an Executive Board and a Group Management Committee consisting of Segments Presidents. The Refrigeration Technologies segment of the GEA Group, led by Dr. Hugo Blaum realises almost 3.000 employees in approximately 20 countries with 39 operating companies.