Our goal. Our aspiration. Our journey.

We are an independent company that is rich in tradition headquartered in Hamburg. As a company with family roots, we have been committed to long-term strategies and self-financed growth from the very start. What drives us on our journey? An ambition that places excellence, innovative spirit and customer focus at the centre of all our actions. But also personally, the passion for sophisticated engineering that creates value-added solutions.

Passionate about our products

Benedikt Wensch

Managing Director, Operations and Sales (COO, CSO)

Benedikt Wensch is Managing Director of ZAE AntriebsSysteme since Juli 2023. With more than 25 years’ experience in various management roles in the drive technology business, Benedikt holds extensive market experience and functional expertise for his role as COO and CSO.

Benedikt graduated in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Mittelhessen.

Severin Pesch

Managing Director, Finance (CFO)

Severin Pesch is Managing Director of ZAE AntriebsSysteme GmbH & Co KG since January 2022. Severin holds extensive functional SME experience in the area of Finance, Business Development and Strategy for his role as CFO.

Severin graduated in Industrial Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Cologne and the Technical University of Berlin.




ZAE operates independently on the market. Operating profits are largely reinvested and provide scope for innovation. Distributed profits flow mainly into charitable institutions. Want to know more about the companies ZAE?

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We rely on a qualified and dedicated team

Our customers quite rightly expect the best drive technology solution. For us that means with every order we fill, we need to inspire with fast, precise and flexible and innovative output. This is achieved with a workforce that is one of the best in the market in terms of expertise and lives its common values every day.

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Do you have any questions or suggestions, or do you need expert advice about our products? We are more than happy to help you further. 

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