Management Board

Kai Frühauf

CEO of Carcoustics

Kai Frühauf, born in 1962 in Langenhagen, holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering / Automotive Engineering, a degree in Business Administration (VWA) and a Master of Business Administration.

After joining Continental AG, he held various specialist and management positions within the company and was most recently responsible for the ContiTech Vibration Control business unit as General Manager/ Managing Director until 2019. From 2020-2021, Kai Frühauf was CEO of the Carcoustics Group and again holds this position since February 1, 2023. As Chief Executive Officer, he is Chairman of the Executive Board of Carcoustics International GmbH.


Cathrin Hirsch

CFO Carcoustics Group

Cathrin Hirsch has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Augsburg. She has 20 years of experience in various industries, thereof 10 years of Profit & Loss responsibilities in multinational companies. She has studied, lived and worked in USA, France and Netherlands, among others for thyssenkrupp and Röchling. She is especially experienced in reorganizations, driving financial transformation and continuous improvement as well as in change and risk management, business development, compliance and investor relations.

With her multinational leadership experience and international mindset, she is Chief Financial Officer of the Carcoustics Group since January 2023.


Chunhu Wang

CPO Carcoustics Group

Chunhu Wang is experienced in intercultural coaching and consulting for large companies and medium-sized businesses in the automotive industry, among others. He has extensive practical experience in communicative stakeholder and crisis management in an international business environment. In this context, he was responsible for the (co-)design and implementation of reorganization measures with regard to human resources and people & culture. As a business partner, he was also responsible for idea and concept development, action planning, implementation and follow-up of cross-country, cross-company and cross-cultural staff exchanges and team building.

Since March 2023, Chunhu Wang has been the Chief People Officer (CPO) of the Carcoustics Group.