MAN Truck & Bus
Chief Executive Officer
Andreas Tostmann was born in Peine (Germany) in 1962.
Tostmann holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a degree in Economics from the University Brunswick.
In 1990 he joined the Volkswagen Group in the Group product planning area. From 1994 Tostmann was then responsible for product planning powertrain at Volkswagen de México. He assumed responsibility for technical project planning and project management powertrain for the Volkswagen Group in 1995, before becoming manager of Volkswagen’s Salzgitter (Germany) plant in 2001. Three years later, Andreas Tostmann became Managing Director of Volkswagen South Africa.
He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Volkswagen Slovakia in 2007. In this function, Tostmann also assumed responsibility for production until November 2011. Following this, he became SEAT Executive Vice President for Production. From February 2018 until July 2020 Tostmann was appointed Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Brand responsible for Production and Logistics.
Since July 16, 2020 Tostmann has been a Member of the Executive Board of TRATON SE as well as Chief Executive Officer of MAN Truck & Bus SE and since October 15, 2020 Andreas Tostman also has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland GmbH.
Production & Logistics
Michael Kobriger was born on 17th July 1971 in Nuremberg, Germany.
After completing his studies in mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, he started his career as a project engineer in the truck production facility at MAN Truck & Bus in Munich in 1997. Since 2000, he has held several management positions there, including as Bodyshop Manager and Supply Chain Manager.
From 2004 to 2006, Michael Kobriger managed the plant in Starachowice (Poland), after which he served as Chief Technical Officer at MAN FORCE Trucks Pvt. Ltd. in India from 2006 to 2008.
Since 2008, he has held several positions at MAN Truck & Bus. Initially, he managed low-floor production in Poland, before assuming responsibility for the entire Bus production network in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Bus Production with plants in Germany, Poland, Turkey and South Africa.
From 2014 onwards, he also managed the restructuring of the bus business and, in 2016, took on the role of spokesperson for the bus business at MAN Truck & Bus.
Since 2018, Michael Kobriger has been a member of the Executive Board at MAN Truck & Bus SE (formerly MAN Truck & Bus AG) and is responsible for the production & logistics division.
Holger Mandel was born on April 3, 1967, in Frankenberg/Eder, Germany.
He trained as a bank clerk in his home city. Following on from this, he took part in various management programs alongside his professional commitments, completing a master’s degree in management in St. Gallen (MZSG) between 2004 and 2006.
He spent the majority of his career – almost 20 years – in leadership positions at Caterpillar Financial Services and Volvo Financial Services, both in Germany and abroad, including in Brussels. Holger Mandel joined the Volkswagen Group in 2012 as Chairman of the management of MAN Finance International GmbH in Munich and Head of the Truck & Bus division at Volkswagen Financial Services AG in Braunschweig.
From 2015 to 2019, he was Chairman of the management of MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland GmbH.
Holger Mandel became member of the Executive Board for Procurement at MAN Truck & Bus SE in October 2019.
Sales & Customer Solutions
Göran Nyberg was born in Sundsvall, Sweden, on May 16, 1961.
He completed his studies as a mechanical engineer, which was followed by other extra-occupational programs for management and leadership at European level.
After graduating he began his career in product development and was a regional sales manager before becoming managing director of various commercial vehicle companies.
In 2003 Nyberg joined Volvo, initially as Managing Director of Volvo Sweden. International positions in management in Malaysia, Thailand, and the UK followed.
From 2012 to 2018 Nyberg was President of Volvo Trucks in the USA.
Since September 2018, Göran Nyberg has been Executive Member for Sales and Customer Solutions at MAN Truck & Bus SE (formerly MAN Truck & Bus AG).
Chief Personnel Officer & Labour Director
Bernd Osterloh was born in 1956 in Braunschweig (Germany). He trained as an industrial clerk from 1973 to 1975. Between 1977 and 2021, he worked for Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg.
From 2005 to 2021, he was the Chairman of the General and Group Works Council of Volkswagen AG. He was also a member of the Presiding Committee of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG between 2005 and 2021 and a member of its Audit Committee from 2017 to 2021. In addition, Bernd Osterloh was a member of the Supervisory Board of TRATON SE in the period from 2018 until 2021.
He was appointed to the Executive Board of TRATON SE effective May 1, 2021, where he is responsible for human resources. Effective October 1, 2021, he also took over as Chief Human Resources Officer and Arbeitsdirektor (Executive Board member responsible for employee relations) at MAN Truck & Bus SE on an interim basis.
Research & Development (R&D)
Frederik Zohm was born on January 6, 1973 in Melle.
In 2003 he completed his postgraduate studies at the Technical University of Aachen where he had previously completed his studies in production technology and industrial engineering.
In 2005, he obtained an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen. Dr. Zohm started his career at a university-related consultancy firm in Aachen and was Head of the Company Development unit by the time he left. In 2005, he switched to Procurement at the Daimler Trucks subsidiary EvoBus GmbH.
From 2009 through 2012, Dr. Zohm led Procurement at Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Cooperation in Tokyo.
From 2012 through 2016, Dr. Zohm was responsible for global sales and Powertrain Product Planning at Daimler Trucks.
From 2012 through 2014, he also held a managerial position at Rolls-Royce Power Systems Holding in which Daimler AG held a stake at the time.
In 2017, Frederik Zohm switched to Volkswagen Truck & Bus AG and led alliance management of the strategic partnership with U.S. Truck manufacturer Navistar.
Since July 2017, Frederik Zohm has been the Executive Board member for Research and Development at MAN Truck & Bus SE (formerly MAN Truck & Bus AG).
Christian Levin (Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Lidingö, Schweden
Michael Behrendt, Hamburg
Annette Danielski, Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Gunnar Kilian, Lehre
Dr. Albert X. Kirchmann, Bodolz
Dr. Julia Kuhn-Piëch, Salzburg, Austria
Dr. Dr. Christian Porsche, Salzburg, Austria
Mag. Mark Philipp Porsche, Salzburg, Austria
Dr. Klaus Schartel, Reutlingen
Stephanie Porsche-Schröder, Lochau, Austria
Jürgen Kerner (Vice Chairman), Frankfurt
Elke Behmer-Geisler, Salzgitter
Dr. Karin Jenuwein, München
Horst Lischka, München
Irmgard Maucher, München
Thomas Nickels, München
Brigitte Runge, Baddeckenstedt
Karina Schnur, Reichertshofen
Markus Wansch, Schwabach
Steffen Zieger, Leipzig