Mr. Horst Pudwill is a Co-Founder and serves as President, Group Executive Director, Nomination Committee Chairman and Group Chairman at Techtronic Industries. He has held since he jointly founded the Group in 1985. Until 2008, he also served as Chief Executive Officer. As Chairman, Mr Pudwill focuses on the strategic planning and development of the Group and continues to have oversight of the operations, with the Chief Executive Officer reporting directly to him. Mr Pudwill has extensive experience in international trade, business and commerce. Mr Pudwill is also a director of Sunning Inc. which has an interest in the equity of the Company. Mr Pudwill holds a Master of Science Degree in Engineering and a General Commercial Degree. Mr Pudwill is the father of Mr Stephan Horst Pudwill, Group Executive Director and President of Strategic Planning.