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Nikolai Setzer

Curriculum Vitae

April 20, 1971
born in Groß-Gerau, Germany
1990 - 1997
Studies in Mechanical Engineering & Economies, Diploma in April 1997, Universities of Darmstadt, Germany, and Bordeaux, France

Continental AG
1997 - 1999
Test Tire Department and Tire Development Engineering
1999 - 2004
Different functions within Original Equipment
Key Account Management & Product Development
2004 - 2007
Vice President of Original Equipment
Key Account Management (Europe & Asia, The Americas)
2007 - 2008
Executive Vice President of Business Unit
PLT Original Equipment
2008 - 2009
Executive Vice President of Business Unit
PLT Replacement Europe & Africa
March - August 2009
Head of Passenger and Light Truck Tires Division
August 12, 2009 - July 31, 2011
Member of the Executive Board
Passenger and Light Truck Tires Division
August 1, 2011 - March 31, 2019
Member of the Executive Board
Tire Division
May 1, 2015 - March 31, 2019
Additionally responsible for Corporate Purchasing
Since April 1, 2019
Member of the Executive Board
Spokesman of the Automotive Board

Additionally responsible for Central Functions Automotive
Since December 1, 2020Chairman of the Executive Board

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