Dr. h.c. Dipl.-Ing. (ETH) Willi Liebherr

Willi Liebherr

Honorary citizenship of the municipality Kirchdorf an der Iller (Germany)

Awarded the Bartholdi Prize by the Association Promotion du Prix Bartholdi in Colmar (France)

Awarded the National Order of the Legion of Honor by French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Élysée Palace in Paris

Awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Freiburg (Switzerland)

Since 1999
President of the governing board of Liebherr-International AG

Since 1982
Vice president of the governing board of Liebherr-International AG, Bulle (Switzerland). Liebherr-International AG is the umbrella organization of the Liebherr Group.

Joined the Liebherr organization

Earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich (Switzerland)

Born in 1947


About the company

Liebherr develops and manufactures a vast variety of fascinating products. With their innovations and visionary technologies, the company aims to inspire their customers. The corporate culture is characterised by the self-image as a family-run company.