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Berthold Leibinger
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Born (1930-11-26)26 November 1930
Stuttgart, Germany
Died 16 October 2018(2018-10-16) (aged 87)
Stuttgart, Germany
Education Stuttgart Technology University of Applied Sciences
  • Engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Philanthropist
  • Academic
  • Trumpf
  • Berthold Leibinger Stiftung
  • University of Stuttgart

Berthold Leibinger (26 November 1930 – 16 October 2018) was a German engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the head of the German company Trumpf, a leader in laser technology. He was founder of the non-profit foundation Berthold Leibinger Stiftung. He was on the advisory board of major companies and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Stuttgart.

Leibinger died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on 16 October 2018 in Stuttgart, aged 87.

  • Carter Dogherty: A Happy Family of 8,000, but for How Long? The New York Times 11 July 2009
  • Klaus Köster: Berthold Leibinger / Stuttgarter Trumpf-Seniorchef ist tot Stuttgarter Nachrichten 16 October 2018
  • Bettina Wieselmann: Trumpf-Seniorchef Leibinger (84) im Gespräch über seine späte Promotion (interview) Südwest Presse 5 December 2014
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