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Stephan Keinath new member of the Management Board of Ed. Züblin AG

Press release   •   Sep 30, 2021 11:00 CEST

New on the ZÜBLIN Management Board as of 1 October 2021: Stephan Keinath (Copyright: Ed. Züblin AG / Tom Philippi)
  • Appointment as Technical Manager for Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia as of 1 October 2021
  • Keinath succeeds Supper

With effect from 1 October 2021, the Supervisory Board of Ed. Züblin AG has appointed Stephan Keinath (57) as a full member of the Management Board of the company. Keinath, previously technical director of ZÜBLIN's Stuttgart II subdivision, succeeds Harald Supper, who is leaving the company.

Keinath began his career at ZÜBLIN as a site manager in 1989 following his training as a concrete and reinforced concrete builder and successful completion of his studies in civil engineering at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. After further positions as construction manager and business unit manager, he was appointed technical director of the Stuttgart subdivision in 2015.

“Stephan Keinath can look back on an impressive career. He learned the construction business from the ground up and has worked with great success on important projects both in Germany and abroad. He is a role model for young people, showing them how far you can get if you have the commitment and the courage,” says Alfred Watzl, Member of the Management Board of STRABAG SE.

Dr. Thomas Birtel, CEO of STRABAG SE and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ed. Züblin AG, says: “I am very pleased that we have succeeded in seamlessly filling the position from our own ranks with the appointment of Stephan Keinath.”

The ZÜBLIN Management Board consists of Jens Borgschulte, Jörn Beckmann, Stephan von der Heyde, Dr. Ulrich Klotz, Edgar Schömig, Dr. Alexander Tesche and Jörg Wellmeyer with the addition of Stephan Keinath.

Stuttgart-based Ed. Züblin AG, with more than 13,000 employees and an annual output of around € 4 billion, is one of Germany’s largest construction companies. Since its foundation in 1898, ZÜBLIN has been successfully realising challenging construction projects in Germany and abroad and today is the STRABAG Group’s leading brand for building construction and civil engineering. The company’s range of services covers all construction-related tasks – from complex turnkey construction, civil engineering and tunnelling to construction logistics, structural maintenance, ground engineering and timber or steel construction. In recent years, ZÜBLIN has been promoting the topics of digitalisation, LEAN.Construction and sustainability and – supported by the many years of experience of its Zentrale Technik competence centre – is also increasingly offering integrated design and construction from a single source as a general planner. When it comes to partnering, ZÜBLIN has set new standards with its teamconcept partnering model, which has proven its worth on the market for more than 25 years. Current construction projects of the company, a subsidiary of globally operating STRABAG SE, include the EDGE East Side Berlin high-rise project, the Rinsdorf and Rälsbach viaducts on the A45 motorway and the Boyneburg Tunnel on the A44. More information is available at