Our People

Our people are at the heart of our engines. Their passion for innovation and sustainability drives our success. 

WinGD's leadership team provides a broad base of experience and knowledge to our organization. With exceptional knowledge of the marine propulsion industry, environmental standards and government regulations, the team at the helm have the knowledge and skills to keep our ship on course.

Executive Management

Dominik Schneiter

Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO of WinGD, Dominik leads our mission of driving innovation to deliver sustainable power solutions to our customers. Together with the Executive Management Team, he works to define and implement the strategic goals of the company, partnering with our customers while we navigate the challenges of the energy transition in shipping. As a champion for clean energy, Dominik’s leadership ensures WinGD remains at the forefront of the industry's transition towards a sustainable future. Dominik represents WinGD to our shareholder and our board of directors.

Wang Zhe


Wang Zhe oversees the budget, financial reporting and accounting at WinGD. With a strong focus on financial planning for improved profitability, Wang Zhe and his team support WinGD’s success through efficient financial management and close cooperation with the CSSC parent company Marine Power Group.  

Sebastian Hensel

Research & Development

Sebastian oversees the largest global team at WinGD, our Research and Development Team. The activities of this department lead the charge in driving innovation across a spectrum of areas, from low-carbon fuel technology development, electrification and hybrid power systems, digitalisation and autonomous engine rooms to the fundamentals of two-stroke engine design, and beyond. Sebastian is supported by a global team of experts and a network of advanced facilities including the Engine Research & Innovation Centre (ERIC) in Winterthur, Switzerland and the Global Test Centre in Shanghai. 

Rudolf Holtbecker


Rudi is responsible for the Operations Team and oversees activities across all of our global offices to support the full lifecycle of the engines. This begins with the overall product strategy in close collaboration with R&D, Sales and WinGD customers to meet market demand. Our local teams in partnership with the engine manufacturers support the engine production and delivery. Maintaining close contact with the engine owners and operators ensures that engines at sea are optimized through expert performance analysis and after sales service through WinGD’s global service partners, providing customer support throughout the engine lifetime.

Volkmar Galke


Volkmar is responsible for WinGD’s global sales activities, providing leadership and guidance to the Global Sales Network. Through close collaboration with our customers and WinGD colleagues, Volkmar and his team find the most efficient and effective solutions for the deep-sea merchant shipping market, delivering smart, reliable and sustainable propulsion power.

Anna Garcia

Communications, Marketing & Corporate Responsibility

Anna oversees WinGD’s global communications and marketing activity. Together with her team they are growing WinGD’s reputation for sustainability and innovation on a global stage through a consistent and strong brand image, creating meaningful connections with customers and partners throughout all marketing and event activities.  Anna supports the business by helping to promote WinGD’s vision of powering transformation for a sustainable future.

Alfred Gerber

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Alfred is a member of and advises the Management Team and Board of Directors on governance, legal, compliance, insurance, regulatory and contractual matters. Alfred oversees the General Management team whose scope includes legal & compliance, quality, environment, health & safety, patents and business control and audits.  As a member of the senior management at WinGD Alfred lends his support to the pursuit of the strategic goals of the company. Alfred also acts as secretary to the Board of Directors.


Join our team

A career with WinGD is a rewarding and challenging experience. Inspired to innovate, collaborate and think beyond boundaries, we are surrounded by brilliant minds and passionate people.

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