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Wolfgang Schäfer

Curriculum Vitae

May 25, 1959

born in Hagen, Germany

1978 - 1983Studies in Business Administration at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany
Final examinations as 'Diplom-Kaufmann'
1987Master of Business Administration (MBA) INSEAD Fontainebleau
1984 - 1986

Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Trainee program in Germany, Switzerland and the U.S.
Assistant to General Manager Power Tools

1988 - 1989

Bain & Co, Munich, Germany
Consultant / Team Leader

1990 - 1995

Westig GmbH / Zapp-Group, Germany
Director Finance and Controlling, Westig GmbH, Unna, Germany

1995 - 2001Vorwerk-Group, Wuppertal, Germany
Member of the Board / CFO, Vorwerk Elektrowerke Stiftung & Co KG
2001 - 2009Behr GmbH & Co KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Chief Financial Officer
Finance, Controlling, IT, HR, Procurement, Legal Affairs, M&A
simultaneously: CEO Behr Deutschland
Continental AG, Hanover/ Germany:
since Jan. 1, 2010Member of the Executive Board
Group Finance and Controlling, 
Group Compliance, Law and Intellectual Property,
Group Information Technology