Thorsten Groene is the Managing Director and responsible for the business operations of Cevotec GmbH. Given his deep understanding of automated composites manufacturing processes, he places a special focus on their economics. Prior to Cevotec, he worked as a strategy consultant for clients in the chemical industry and lead international consulting projects. Thorsten holds an MBA from IESE Business School as well as a Diploma from the European School of Business (ESB) and has built up a worldwide network through his international assignments and education.
As CTO, Felix Michl is responsible for the technology management of Cevotec GmbH. Felix Michl studied aerospace engineering at Universität Stuttgart. During his studies he worked as a developer in the sporting goods industry and began his career in the field of carbon fiber composites. After completing his studies Felix Michl moved to Technische Universität München and worked as a researcher investigating and developing the Fiber Patch Placement technology. He acquired a broad knowledge about the technology as well as its potential and prepared the foundation of Cevotec GmbH.
Dr.-Ing. Neven Majic
Dr. Neven Majic is part of the Executive Management of Cevotec GmbH and he is responsible for Virtual Product Development and Software Development. At the beginning of his career, he worked at Tecosim GmbH as computational analyst for numerical simulations in the automotive industry. This was followed by a specialization at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in the field of simulation of fiber reinforced materials/multi-material systems. Neven Majic graduated with a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the field of reinforcement of thin-walled structures. A subsequent post-doc position at the Institute for Carbon Composites (TUM) has led to an extensive experience and know-how in the process chain around the FPP technology.