Andreas Sennheiser was born in Zurich in 1974. He studied Management and Production at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in Zurich, with a focus on Electrical Engineering and Logistics. In 2004, four years after his graduation, he completed his doctorate on “Performance Indicators and Benchmarking in Supply Chain Management”, also at ETHZ.
Dr. Sennheiser then worked for Hilti AG in Liechtenstein in the field of Corporate Logistics and Controlling. Remaining at Hilti AG, he moved to Thüringen in Austria in 2007, where he worked as technical manager of the resident production facility.
Since March 2010, Andreas Sennheiser has been responsible for Lean Management and Strategic Supply Chain Design at audio specialist Sennheiser, where he instilled a focus on value-adding processes with a direct customer benefit. He has been a member of the Executive Management Board since January 2011. In his role as President, he was responsible for the operational supply chain divisions, which include Sennheiser’s production plants, logistics, and operational purchasing.
On 1 July 2013, Andreas Sennheiser and his brother Daniel Sennheiser were appointed CEOs, assuming overall responsibility of the company. Together they drive the strategy of creating innovative audio products and remarkable sound experiences for the end user. Their vision to actively participate in creating the future of audio is based on the 70-year history of Sennheiser, a distinct culture of innovation and a mutual passion for excellence.
Shaping the future of audio and creating unique sound experiences for customers – this aim unites Sennheiser employees and partners worldwide. Founded in 1945, Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. With 21 sales subsidiaries and long-established trading partners, the company is active in more than 50 countries and operates its own production facilities in Germany, Ireland, Romania and the USA. Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. In 2017, the Sennheiser Group generated turnover totaling €667.7 million.