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Partner Executive Representative


Markus Schäfer

Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, Procurement and Supplier Quality, Daimler AG


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Markus Schäfer was born on May 11, 1965 in Weidenau, Germany. After obtaining the University entrance diploma (Abitur) he started his studies of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University in Darmstadt and finished with a Diplom-Ingenieur (former German equivalent to a master’s degree) in 1990. He joined the then Daimler-Benz AG as Trainee within the International Management Associate Program in November 1990. Previous positions in the company:

* Member of the Divisional Board, Mercedes-Benz Cars Production & Supply Chain, Daimler AG, 2014 * Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, Daimler AG, 2013 * Vice President, President & CEO, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 2010 * Director, Production Strategy, Daimler AG, 2007 * Director, Engineering, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 2002 * Plant Manager, CKD-Assembly Plant, Joint Venture EGA/Kairo (Egypt), 1999 * Project and Plant Manager, CKD-Assembly Plant, Joint Venture EGA/Kairo (Egypt), 1997 * Team leader, Project planning overseas projects, Daimler-Benz AG, 1995 * Technical project planning overseas projects for passenger and commercial cars, Daimler-Benz AG, 1994 * Cost Controller, Center Paint Shop, Mercedes-Benz AG, 1993 * Production Engineer, Product preparations, Mercedes-Benz AG, 1991 * Trainee (International Management Associate Program) Bodyshop, Daimler-Benz AG, 1990

Markus Schäfer on air

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September 23rd, 2020 – Wednesday

2:15 PM (UTC)

0:05 h

Executive Testimonials

Matthias ArlethWebasto, Dr. Michael FübiTÜV Rheinland, Patrick KückPorsche, Laksh Vaaman SehgalMotherson, Andreas MündelDPDHL, Andreas TorkaWieland Group, Barrie PainterMotherson, Christiaan VerschuerenZF Wabco, Dana GoldhammerTÜV Rheinland, Edgar MüllerEberspächer, Gerrit PohlADAC, Jean-Marc MeunierAGC, Luz MauchDXC, Marc RosenmayrMotherson, Matthias DannenbergBosch, Markus SchäferDaimler, Michael DemmerWieland Group, Naoya NishimotoSekisui s-lec, Oliver BahnsT-Systems, Pawel ZarekZF Wabco, Peter FröschleARENA2036, Prof. Dr. Peter MiddendorfUniversität Stuttgart, Saeed AmidiPlug and Play, Sascha KarimpourPlug and Play, Tom RauschBASF, Prof. Dr. Wolfram ResselUniversität Stuttgart


Executive Voice

Why Innovation is so important. Executives of all STARTUP AUTOBAHN Partners.

Speakers of this Session

Matthias Arleth

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board


Dr. Michael Fübi


TÜV Rheinland

Patrick Kück

Director Digitalization & Innovation


Laksh Vaaman Sehgal

Vice Chairman


Andreas Mündel

Senior Vice President Innovation & Strategy


Andreas Torka

Vice President Research, Development & Innovation

Wieland Group

Barrie Painter

Executive Vice President Global Sales, Marketing & BD


Christiaan Verschueren

Vice President Trailer

ZF Wabco

Dana Goldhammer

Head of Innovation and Digitalization

TÜV Rheinland

Edgar Müller

Vice President Business Innovation/ Next Shed


Gerrit Pohl

Chief Digital Officer


Jean-Marc Meunier

President at AGC Automotive Europe


Luz Mauch

Executive Vice President of Automotive


Marc Rosenmayr

Chief Technology Officer


Matthias Dannenberg

Head of Strategy and Transformation - Bosch Business Sector Mobil...


Markus Schäfer

Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz...


Michael Demmer

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development & CIO

Wieland Group

Naoya Nishimoto

Managing Director

Sekisui s-lec

Oliver Bahns

Senior Vice President Connected Mobility


Pawel Zarek

Plant Leader

ZF Wabco

Peter Fröschle

Managing Director


Prof. Dr. Peter Middendorf

Vice Rector for Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Universität Stuttgart

Saeed Amidi

Founder & CEO

Plug and Play

Sascha Karimpour

Managing Director

Plug and Play

Tom Rausch

Head of Digital Innovation


Prof. Dr. Wolfram Ressel


Universität Stuttgart

2:20 PM (UTC)

0:05 h

Focus on innovation to shape a desirable future

Markus SchäferDaimler

Executive Voice

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