Manfred Wennemer is a widely respected executive with 30+ years of global experience in both fam- ily-owned and listed companies. His specific background is in the automotive and automotive supply industries where he has transformed large organisations into future-oriented competitors, thereby en- suring their growth and profitability. He was CEO of Continental AG (DAX-listed and one of the three largest automotive suppliers worldwide).
Manfred Wennemer uses his many years of experience in top executive roles and as supervisory board member to quickly understand the situation of his clients, co-create thorough analyses and co- develop meaningful actions. He is known to go straight to the essence of situations very quickly.
After obtaining a masters’ degree in mathematics, he went on to pursue an MBA at Insead. He then spent a few years in management consulting and consumer goods. For another 15 years he was an executive for a large family-owned conglomerate in the textiles industry, and he spent 8 years working in South Africa and the US. He then joined Continental, built their automotive electronics business that grew rapidly because of both organic growth and successful acquisitions, and transformed the company for the future. Manfred Wennemer has been CEO of Continental for a total of 9 years.
Manfred Wennemer is married with three grown-up children. He has a keen interest in football and is passionate about skiing and hiking.
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