Werner Balandat is Senior Vice President Corporate Production, Production Management at ZF Friedrichshafen AG. After his diploma at Helmut Schmidt Universität Hamburg and different positions at German Bundeswehr he began his professional career in 1987 as a Senior Manager Production in the Bearing Industry. He joined ZF in 1999 after further career milestones. Werner Balandat worked in different positions at the ZF Location in Schweinfurt. Amongst others as Senior Manager Quality and Logistics Advanced Chassis Systems, Director Quality Management Chassis Division ZF Sachs and Vice President Productline Advanced Chassis Systems and Senior Vice President Business Services Schweinfurt.