Elmar Degenhart - Official picture
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Dr. Elmar Degenhart

Curriculum Vitae

January 29, 1959
born in Dossenheim, Germany
1979 - 1987Air and Space Technology at the University of Stuttgart Diploma: 'Diplom-Ingenieur'
1992Ph.D.: Thesis on mechanical engineering in the area of cleanroom technology
1987 - 1993
Scientific employee at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA
Last position: Head of department Handling- and Industrial Robot Systems
1993 - 1998ITT Automotive Europe GmbH:
Last position: Director Operations Brake Systems North America
1998 - 2003Continental AG:
Executive Vice President Electronic Brake Systems
Member of the Management Board of Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG
2004 - 2005Robert Bosch GmbH: President Chassis Systems
2005 - 2008Keiper Recaro Group: Chief Executive Officer
2008 - 2009Schaeffler Group Automotive: President
Continental AG, Hanover, Germany:
August 12, 2009 - November 30, 2020Chairman of the Executive Board

Additionally responsible for Group Communications and Public Affairs, Group Total Quality Management, Group Strategy, co-pace (Start-up Organization)