MAN Truck & Bus
Chief Executive Officer
Joachim Drees was born on November 20, 1964 in Düsseldorf.
He studied business administration at the University of Stuttgart and did his MBA at Portland State University.
Following his degree, he worked at various management consultant firms and the privatization agency (Treuhandanstalt) in Berlin. Drees held managerial positions in the Daimler Truck Group and at Mercedes-Benz Trucks from 1996 onward, including as Commercial Director of the Gaggenau Transmissions Unit and as Head of Commercial Vehicle Controlling.
In 2006, Joachim Drees joined British investment company HgCapital LLP as Partner for Portfolio Management.
From 2012 onward, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Drees & Sommer AG with responsibility for Finance & Controlling, M&A, Human Resources, Administration, and Internationalization Support.
Joachim Drees has been CEO of MAN SE and of MAN Truck & Bus SE (formerly MAN Truck & Bus AG) since 2015.
He is also a member of the Executive Board of TRATON SE.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Carsten Intra was born on November 22, 1971 in Koblenz.
In 2000 he obtained a doctorate from the Technical University of Aachen after completing his mechanical engineering studies and postgraduate studies in economics there.
Prof. Dr. Intra started his career in 2001 as a production engineer at MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG, where he became Head of the Cab Services department in the very same year.
From 2002 through 2005, he led the chief Cab Production department and from 2004 through 2006 was also Director of Central Site Network Planning and Director of Logistics and Material Management for heavy-duty trucks.
In 2006, Intra took over as Head of the Business Unit for Heavy-Duty Trucks.
In 2007, he was also responsible for half a year for the Standard Bus unit as CEO of MAN’s Turkey operations.
From 2009 through 2012, he was responsible for Production and Logistics at MAN Latin America.
From 2012 onward, Prof. Dr. Carsten Intra was the Executive Board member for Production and Logistics at MAN Truck & Bus AG, and from 2015 also the Executive Board member for Research and Development.
In July 2017 Prof. Dr. Carsten Intra was named Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of Employee Relations at MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus SE (formerly MAN Truck & Bus AG).
He is also a member of the Executive Board at TRATON SE as well as executive manager of Human Resources.
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 & Marketing
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 Marketing at MAN Truck & Bus SE (formerly MAN Truck & Bus AG).
Finance, IT & Legal
Christian Schenk was born on August 20, 1973, in Wolfenbüttel, Germany.
Having completed a degree in economics at University of Göttingen, Christian Schenk began his professional career in 1999, when he joined Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg.
Schenk was Internal Audit Director at Europcar International in France from 2003 to 2006 before moving to VW Group UK in Milton Keynes. Having initially worked as a financial controller, he became Head of Central Finance in 2008, a role he held until 2009.
Christian Schenk returned to Wolfsburg in 2009, assuming leading positions in the Earnings and Financing (2009-2012) and Overall Financial Planning (2012-2016) departments of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. He headed the Controlling area of the VW Passenger Cars brand between 2016 and 2019.
Christian Schenk has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of MAN SE and member of the Executive Board for Finance, IT, and Legal at MAN Truck & Bus SE since October 2019.
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).
Andreas Renschler (Vorsitzender), Stuttgart
Michael Behrendt, Hamburg
Annette Danielski, Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Dr. Julia Kuhn-Piëch, Salzburg, Österreich
Christian Levin, Lidingö, Schweden
Mag. Mark Philipp Porsche, Salzburg, Österreich
Stephanie Porsche-Schröder, Lochau, Österreich
Rainer Schmückle, Stuttgart
Christian Schulz, Stuttgart
Jürgen Kerner (Stellvertretender Vorsitzender), Frankfurt
Elke Behmer-Geisler, Salzgitter
Dr. Karin Jenuwein, München
Horst Lischka, München
Dr. Martin Rabe, Neufahrn
Brigitte Runge, Baddeckenstedt
Karina Schnur, Reichertshofen
Erich Schwarz, Steyr, Österreich
Athanasios Stimoniaris, München
Markus Wansch, Schwabach