MAN Truck & Bus
Chief Executive Officer
Alexander Vlaskamp was born in 1971.
He graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Automotive Engineering before he joined Scania in 1997 as Manager Pre-Sales at Scania Deutschland GmbH.
Between 2002 and 2007 Alexander Vlaskamp was Director After-Sales Germany-Austria at the same company.
After working as Managing Director at Scania Polska S.A. from 2008 until 2012 he returned to Germany: During 2012 and 2017 Alexander Vlaskamp was Managing Director at Business Unit Germany Austria at Scania Deutschland Österreich.
In 2017 he moved to Sweden and took up the position as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Trucks, in 2020 he was appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing.
Since November 2021 Alexander Vlaskamp has taken over the responsibility as Chairman of the Executive Board of MAN Truck & Bus SE. In addition, Alexander Vlaskamp was appointed to the Executive Board of TRATON SE.
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.
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
Arne Puls was born on 21 February 1971 in Meppen. After studying information technology in Osnabrück, he joined Volkswagen in Wolfsburg in 1998 as an IT specialist working on development control and production planning.
Arne Puls moved into HR in 2001, holding a variety of management positions.Most recently, he was head of Group HR Management with responsibility for performance and talent management across the whole group, as well as management compensation and principles, and global assignments.
From 1 January 2022, Arne Puls is the MAN Truck & Bus SE executive board member responsible for HR, and has also taken on the role of Arbeitsdirektor, with responsibility for employee relations.
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
Horst Lischka, München
Irmgard Maucher, München
Thomas Nickels, München
Brigitte Runge, Baddeckenstedt
Karina Schnur, Reichertshofen
Markus Wansch, Schwabach
Steffen Zieger, Leipzig
Below you will find information for MAN Truck & Bus SE on targets for the number of female employees and the timescales for achieving these in accordance with § 289f para. (2) HGB [German Commercial Code] and § 289f para. (4) HGB in conjunction with §§ 76 para. (4), 111 para. (5) AktG [German Stock Corporation Act].
MAN Truck & Bus SE
The company’s Supervisory Board has set a target of 30 % for the proportion of women on the Supervisory Board and a target of 28.6 % for the Executive Board for the period from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2026, in accordance with § 111 para. (5) AktG. The targets set for the period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021 were 18.8 % for the Supervisory Board and 0 % for the Executive Board. The targets were achieved. At the end of the period in question, the proportion of women on the Supervisory Board was 35 %, with 0 % on the Executive Board.
The company's Executive Board has likewise set the following targets for the proportion of women at the two management levels below the Executive Board for the period from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2026, in accordance with § 76 para. (4) AktG: 20 % for the proportion of women at the first management level below the Executive Board and 20 % for the proportion of women at the second management level below the Executive Board.
The proportion of women at the first management level below the Executive Board was 9.4 %, while that for the second management level was 12.1 % for the period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021. The targets were achieved. At the end of the period in question, the proportion of women at the first management level was 10.2 % and that for the second management level was 14.4 %.