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      Nikolai Setzer

      Curriculum Vitae

      April 20, 1971born in Groß-Gerau, Germany
      1990 - 1997Studies in Mechanical Engineering & Economies, Diploma in April 1997, Universities of Darmstadt, Germany, and Bordeaux, France
       Continental AG
      1997 - 1999Test Tire Department and Tire Development Engineering
      1999 - 2004Different functions within Original Equipment
      Key Account Management & Product Development
      2004 - 2007Vice President of Original Equipment
      Key Account Management (Europe & Asia, The Americas)
      2007 - 2008Executive Vice President of Business Unit
      PLT Original Equipment
      2008 - 2009Executive Vice President of Business Unit
      PLT Replacement Europe & Africa
      March - August 2009Head of Passenger and Light Truck Tires Division
      August 12, 2009 - July 31, 2011Member of the Executive Board
      Passenger and Light Truck Tires Division
      August 1, 2011 - March 31, 2019Member of the Executive Board
      Tire Division
      May 1, 2015 - March 31, 2019Additionally responsible for Corporate Purchasing
      April 1, 2019 - November 30, 2020Member of the Executive Board
      Spokesman of the Automotive Board

      Additionally responsible for Automotive Central Functions
      Since December 1, 2020Chairman of the Executive Board
      Chairman of the Automotive Board
      Additionally responsible for:
      Group Communications and Public Affairs,
      Group Quality, CBS and Environment,
      co-pace (start-up organization)
      Since November 17, 2021Additionally responsible for: 
      Group Compliance,
      Group Law and Intellectual Property
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