MAHLE Chooses New Chairman

Jan 3, 2015

The supervisory board of MAHLE GmbH has appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as the new chairman of the MAHLE management board, effective July 1.

He will join the MAHLE Group on April 1 and initially assume the role of vice chairman of the management board, according to an announcement.

Since 1987, Scheider has been employed at Bosch, the largest global automotive supplier, according to the company. In 2010 he was appointed a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH, and since 2013 has had overall responsibility for the automotive technology division.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz K. Junker, who has held the role of chairman of the MAHLE management board since 1996, will transfer to the supervisory board of MAHLE GmbH and to MABEG, the shareholders’ committee with voting rights, when Scheider takes over as chairman of the management board. Junker will replace the chairman of both committees, Dr. Klaus P. Bleyer, who has been a member of the supervisory board since 1993.

As a global development partner for the automotive and engine industries, MAHLE offers unique systems competence in the combustion engine and engine peripherals. Its three business units include Engine Systems and Components, Filtration and Engine Peripherals and Thermal Management.