Hilti's Executive Board

Dr. Christoph Loos

Dr. Christoph Loos

Chief Executive Officer

Christoph Loos (born 1968) assumed CEO responsibilities in January 2014. He has been a member of the Executive Board since 2007. During the first four years of this tenure, he was responsible for Finance, Human Resources, IT and Corporate Development. In 2011, he took over the areas of Emerging Markets and the global Energy & Industry business. Upon joining Hilti in 2001, he first led the Corporate Development team and then established the Strategic Marketing unit. At the end of 2003, he moved to Germany, first as a Regional Sales Director and then, starting in 2005, as General Manager of Hilti Germany.

JAHANGIR (JAN) DOONGAJI

Jahangir (Jan) Doongaji

Designated Chief Executive Officer (starting January 2023)

Jahangir Doongaji (born 1967) has been a member of the Executive Board since 2014, being responsible for the Electric Tools & Accessories Business Area and Corporate Research and is the designated CEO successor as of January 2023. He started his Hilti career in 2000, initially leading customer service in the Swiss market organization. In 2002, he moved to the corporate headquarters in Schaan, where he has since held various positions in different Business Units. From 2006 to 2013, he headed the largest Business Unit, Power Tools & Accessories, before moving to the Executive Board. Since the end of 2021, he has been leading the review of the Hilti Group strategy.

MATTHIAS GILLNER

Matthias Gillner

Corporate Functions and Energy & Industry Business Area

Matthias Gillner (born 1967) has been a member of the Executive Board since April 2011. He is responsible for Finance, Tax, Human Resources, IT, Corporate Development and the global Energy & Industry business. After heading Electric Tools & Accessories and Corporate Research, he led the areas of Emerging Markets and Energy & Industry from 2014 to 2017. He began his Hilti career in 2000 as the Head of Corporate Development. In mid-2001, he was named Head of Corporate Human Resources and then moved on to lead the Measuring Systems Business Unit. From 2006 until the end of 2013, he was Head of the Electric Tools & Accessories Business Area.

TASSILO DEINZER

Dr. Stefan Nöken

Fastening & Protection Business Area and Corporate Logistics

Tassilo Deinzer (born 1971) has joined the Executive Board as of January 1, 2022, and is responsible for the Fastening & Protection Business Area and Corporate Logistics. He joined Hilti headquarters in Schaan in 2003 in Corporate Development. Shortly after, he led the strategy work in Hilti North America before relocating to Germany to assume the responsibility for a sales region. From 2006 on, he had multiple roles as Head of various Business Units at Hilti headquarters prior to moving into the position of Head of the Power Tools & Accessories Business Unit in 2013.

THOMAS HILLBRAND

Dr. Stefan Nöken

Electric Tools & Accessories Business Area and Corporate Research

Thomas Hillbrand (born 1975) has joined the Executive Board as of January 1, 2022, and is responsible for the Electric Tools & Accessories Business Area and Corporate Research. He started his Hilti career in 2005 in Corporate Development in Schaan. In 2007, he joined the German market organization, where he first led the Hilti Centers. In 2009, he took over responsibility for the Electric Tools & Accessories Business Area in Germany and later for the Central Europe region. Upon returning to headquarters in 2012, he led the marketing teams of different Business Units. In 2017, he assumed the role of Head of the Measuring Systems Business Unit.

AVRAHAM (AVI) KAHN

Avraham (Avi) Kahn

Asia and Americas Markets

Avraham (Avi) Kahn (born 1977) has been a member of the Executive Board since January 2020 and is responsible for the Asian and American Markets. He began his Hilti career in sales in the USA in 2004. After holding various management positions, he was promoted to General Manager for Hilti Canada in 2011. In 2017, he took over responsibility for the entire North American region.

Joaquim Sardà

Joaquim Sardà

European, Middle East & African Markets, Strategic Marketing

Joaquim Sardà (born 1974) has been a member of the Executive Board since January 2020. He is responsible for the European, Middle East and African Markets and for the Strategic Marketing unit. He started his Hilti career in 2005 in Corporate Development at headquarters. Later he held multiple management positions in sales in Italy and Germany. In 2012, he took the position of General Manager of the Italy market organization and the Southern Europe region.