Owner-run family business

Owners and management

Dr. Lutz M. Helmig, Dagmar Helmig and their two daughters hold all shares in ATON GmbH.  Participation by third parties in the company is excluded.  This does not apply to investment companies.

The managing directors are Georg Denoke (CEO) and Jörg Fahrenbach (CFO).

Georg Denoke

Georg Denoke is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ATON GmbH, Munich, Germany.

Form 2006 to 2016 Georg Denoke served as Member of the Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer and Employment Director of Linde Aktiengesellschaft, Munich, Germany, From 2004 to 2006, he was Member of the Divisional Board of the Gases and Engineering Division of Linde Aktiengesellschaft.

From 2001 to 2004, he was Chief Executive Officer of Apollis AG, an investment corporation of General Atlantic LLC and McKinsey & Company.

From 1986 to 1990 and from 1993 to 2001, Georg Denoke worked for Mannesmann and after the takeover in 2000 for Vodafone Group Plc., including positions as Managing Director of Vodafone Telecommerce and IT and Member of the European Board of Vodafone Group Plc., as Head of Corporate Communication and Investor Relations of Mannesmann AG, and as Head of Group Controlling of Mannesmann AG.

Before this, he studied at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University and at the University of Konstanz. He holds degrees in Business Administrations / Computer Science and in Information Science.

Georg Denoke serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of EDAG Engineering Group AG, Arbon, Switzerland. He also has been a member of SGL Carbon SE’s Supervisory Board since 2015 and serves as Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Audit Committee of SGL Carbon SE, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Jörg Fahrenbach

Jörg Fahrenbach is Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Aton GmbH, Munich Germany

From 2005 to 2018 served as Member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of Haema AG – Germanys largest private Blood Donation Service.

From 2003 to 2005 he was Chief Financial Officer of Netlife AG.

From 2002 to 2003 he was Corporate Senior Analyst at Celanese AG.

From 2000 to 2002 he was Assistant to the Management Board and Projectmanager M&A of Heyde AG

He studied at the University of Plymouth/ FH Dortmund and holds an degree in International Business Administration