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Joachim Drees

Chairman of ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board, CEO MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus AG

Joachim Drees is the Chairman of ACEA's Commercial Vehicle Board and has been CEO of MAN SE and of MAN Truck & Bus AG since 2015. He is also a member of the Management of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH. Joachim Drees was born on November 20, 1964 in Düsseldorf. He studied business administration at the University of Stuttgart and did his MBA at Portland State University. Following his degree, he worked at various management consultant firms and the privatization agency (Treuhandanstalt) in Berlin. Drees held managerial positions in the Daimler Truck Group and at Mercedes-Benz Trucks from 1996 onward, including as Commercial Director of the Gaggenau Transmissions Unit and as Head of Commercial Vehicle Controlling. In 2006, Joachim Drees joined British investment company HgCapital LLP as Partner for Portfolio Management. From 2012 onward, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Drees & Sommer AG with responsibility for Finance & Controlling, M&A, Human Resources, Administration, and Internationalization Support. 

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