Board of Management


The Board of Management of TÜV NORD AG consists of three members and is chaired by Dr Dirk Stenkamp.

TÜV NORD AG is the lead company of TÜV NORD GROUP. The work of the Board of Management is supported by the Management Boards and Managements of the Group companies under the TÜV NORD, DMT ATN and TÜViT brands.


Dr. Dirk Stenkamp

Chairman of the Board of Management of TÜV NORD AG


Dr Dirk Stenkamp (born August 3, 1962) earned his Ph.D. in physics in 1994. Following further work in science and professional experience, including as a Board of Management member at Carl Zeiss SMT AG and as a Board of Management member and Chief Operating Officer at centrotherm photovoltaics AG, Blaubeuren, in 2013 Stenkamp joined the Board of Management at TÜV NORD AG.

Dirk Stenkamp has been a visiting professor at Shanghai Maritime University since 2014 and is an appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS.

Jürgen Himmelsbach

Member of the Board Finance, Controlling and Administration


Jürgen Himmelsbach (born October 27, 1968) earned a degree in business administration at the University of the Saarland in Saarbrücken in 1994. After graduating, he took a position as Manager and Head of Auditing at KPMG Deutsche Treuhandgesellschaft, Aktiengesellschaft und Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft in Berlin. He joined the Board of Management staff of the listed Berliner Elektro Holding AG in 1998 and in 2001 joined TÜV NORD AG as its Divisional Director of Finance. Jürgen Himmelsbach is a member of the Financing, Accounting and Taxes Working Group of Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.

Harald Reutter

Member of the Board Human Resources and Labor Director


Harald Reutter (born October 8, 1956) studied Romance languages and law at the University of Heidelberg. After various positions, e.g. as Deputy Human Resources Manager at the “Öffentliche Dienste, Transport und Verkehr” (“Public Services, Transport and Traffic”) trade union in Stuttgart, and as Head of Press and Public Relations at the “Bundesvorstand der Vereinten Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (ver.di)” (“Federal Board of the United Services Union”) in Berlin, he moved to TÜV NORD Mobility in 2009 as its Managing Director and Director of Human Resources. Since 2012, he has been working within the TÜV NORD GROUP as a member of the Board for Human Resources and Labor Director at TÜV NORD AG.