Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Günther, born 1969, studied mechanical engineering with a focus on plastic technology at the Märkische Fachhochschule Iserlohn.
Since 1995, he has been active in the Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid GmbH. In the beginning, he worked in the areas of quality management and material testing / failure analysis.
Simultaneously, he built up the department of surface treatment for plastic parts and was the division head of this section until 2013.
Since 2004, he has represented the plastic institute as a proxy and is a member of the board of directors. Since 2009, he has cared about the internal implementation of lean management in the institute and has been Managing Director of the KIMW Prüf- und Analyse GmbH since 2013.
In 2014 he became part of the Cluster Excellence Expert Group (CEEG, by European Secretariat for ClusterAnalysis) .
He is married and has two children.