Berthold Leibinger

German businessman

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.

Berthold Leibinger
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Born(1930-11-26)26 November 1930
Stuttgart, Germany
Died16 October 2018(2018-10-16) (aged 87)
Stuttgart, Germany
EducationStuttgart Technology University of Applied Sciences
  • Engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Philanthropist
  • Academic

Leibinger died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on 16 October 2018 in Stuttgart, aged 87.[1]


  1. "In Memoriam: Trumpf Senior Figure and Partner, Berthold Leibinger, Passes Away". 16 October 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2018.

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