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Thomas Biedermann

RWTÜV: Change at the top

Thomas Biedermann becomes the new Chairman of the Managing Board of RWTÜV e.V.

On 1 July 2020, Thomas Biedermann, a graduate in business administration, replaced Dr Elmar Legge as Chairman of the Managing Board of RWTÜV e.V., who will retire at the end of September. In addition to Biedermann, lawyer Reinhold Rüther is also a member of the Board of Management as Deputy Chairman. Thomas Biedermann was previously a member of the Board of Management of TÜV Rheinland AG for 6 years and was most recently Executive Director at TÜV Austria in Vienna for 2.5 years.

RWTÜV is the parent company of a group of companies for innovative technology service providers that is independent of the capital market. Its affiliated companies generated sales of over €200 million in 2019 with approximately 1,800 employees. The subsidiaries are grouped together in the business fields of insurance services, telecommunications and energy & environment. Under the umbrella of RWTÜV, the Group offers its subsidiaries a lean, highly efficient structure and the prospect of long-term development in their markets. RWTÜV, the former Technischer Überwachungsverein (Technical Inspectorate), is a guarantor of the Group's core values: security, trust, independence and solidity.