Martin Viessmann

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Martin Viessmann
Born1953/1954 (age 65–66)[1]
Germany
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Erlangen
OccupationCEO, Viessmann
Net worth$5.8 billion (April 2018)[1]
Spouse(s)Annette Viessmann
ChildrenKatharina and Maximilian Viessmann
Parent(s)Hans Viessmann
RelativesJohann Viessmann (grandfather)

Martin Viessmann (born 1953/1954) is a German billionaire businessman, CEO of Viessmann Group, a heating systems manufacturer headquartered in Allendorf, Germany.

Early life[edit]

Martin Viessmann is the son of Hans Viessmann and the grandson of Johann Viessmann, who founded Viessmann Group in 1917. He has a diploma from the University of Erlangen.[1]

Career[edit]

Viessmann is CEO of the Viessmann Group.[1]

Philanthropy[edit]

In 2012, Greg Kleinheinz was appointed as the first Viessmann Endowed Chair in Sustainable Technology at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, created with an endowment from Viessmann and his wife Annette.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Viessmann and his wife Annette have two children, Katharina and Maximilian, and live in Allendorf, Germany.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Forbes profile: Martin Viessmann". Forbes. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  2. ^ "UWO professor named first-ever Viessmann Endowed Chair in Sustainable Technology". UWO. Retrieved 21 March 2015.