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ARRI Executive & Supervisory Board

Dr. Matthias Erb

Dr. Matthias Erb, born in 1966, was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of ARRI in Munich, Germany, on January 1, 2022. In this position, he focuses on the strategic alignment of the globally active film technology company and is responsible for all business units, among other areas. Matthias Erb has earned degrees in mechanical engineering and economics as well as a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the Aachen University of Technology. After joining the Volkswagen Group in 2003, Matthias Erb held various management positions in Europe and abroad. He also spent several years as a lecturer for quality assurance at the University of Mainz in Germany while working in management at Audi. From 2014 to 2018, Matthias Erb was with the Volkswagen Group of America, initially as Executive Vice President Engineering & Planning in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and since 2016, as Chief Engineering Officer in Herndon, Virginia responsible for the North American region. Most recently, since 2018, he served as Senior Vice President and Head of Holistic User Experience at Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Lars Weyer

Lars Weyer, born in 1975, was appointed member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ARRI in Munich, Germany, in March 2023. In this position at the globally active film technology company, he is responsible for the Finance, Human Resources, IT, and Facility Management departments. Lars Weyer is a graduate in economics of the Bielefeld University in Germany. In 2001, he started his professional career at KPMG as an advisor and annual auditor specializing in group accounting and controlling when using SAP software in the retail, media, and industry sectors. He went on to work for SAP as a business consultant before moving onto EWEX-Engineering as Head of Finance and Controlling and later Managing Director, followed by a stint at Pickhardt + Siebert as CFO. Lars Weyer joined ARRI on March 1, 2019, initially in an advisory capacity as part of the Rental US restructuring. In October 2019, he became Head of Finance for the ARRI Group, responsible for controlling, accounting, treasury, consolidation, and tax. Lars Weyer was instrumental in driving the professionalization of the finance department, managed M&A projects from a finance perspective, and set the course for the realignment of the finance department at ARRI. 

Supervisory Board Members of the ARRI Group

Oliver Berben
Prof. Dr. Hans-Joerg Bullinger (Chairman)
Korbinian Kiesl
Dr. Berthold Schmidt
Prof. Hajo Schomerus
Christoph Stahl
Prof. Dr. Andreas Tünnermann