Management - ANT - Applied New Technologies AG (en)


Franz Eder, Mag. rer. soc. oec.

CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

Franz Eder, born in Munich in 1960, studied social sciences and economics in Vienna and completed his studies in 1985. During and after his studies he was employed in the Centro International Trading Bank in Vienna in the Commodity Trade & Trade Finance department. Until 1990 he was responsible for the Trade Finance dept. at the Amro Trade Bank AG in Munich.

Since 2002 he has been exclusively concerned with building up ANT AG, taking over operational management as CEO in June 2003. He is also the managing director and majority shareholder of ipo Beteiligungen GmbH, which he set up in 1998 and which is in turn a minority shareholder in ANT.
A hobby cook, he is always searching for new recipes when away travelling.. He likes to spend the rest of his free time skiing and jogging.

Marco Linde, Dipl.-Ing.

COO (Chief Operating Officer)

After his training as an engine fitter, Marco Linde, born in 1967 in Dannenberg/Elbe, completed his engineering studies at the College of Technology, Lübeck in 1993 with distinction. Still being a student, he founded a service company for industrial installations in 1990.
Until 1995 Marco Linde was Managing Director and Shareholder of the Engineering Office of Hildebrand & Linde in Lübeck. The firm of acon automation & construction gmbh arose from this company, which with its activities in the area of Special Purpose Machinery (SPM) was incorporated into ANT AG.

Since 1999 he is COO and a shareholder in ANT AG. Being the prominent technical head of the company he sets the pace in the research and development of new technologies.

A keen motorcyclist, he is married and has three children.

Sebastian Kehres, Dipl.-Kfm.

Finance Director

Sebastian Kehres, born in Göttingen in 1975, completed his studies in business administration (Diplomkaufmann) at the Universities of Marburg and Göttingen. He then joined the staff of the Institute of Marketing and Trade and worked as a free-lance management consultant. Mr Kehres then joined the finance and controlling department of novosom AG, Halle/Saale, Germany, finally occupying a leading position as the biotechnology company's finance director until 2010. Mr Kehres took up his current position as finance director at ANT AG in October 2010.

Supervisory Board

Martin Anthony Kilduff

Andreas Eder

Matthias Kohl