FORA.tv Speaker - Manfred Bischoff
Dr. Manfred Bischoff is chairman of the supervisory board for DiamlerChrsyler. He began his career with DiamlerChrysler in 1976 as a project coordinator for the collaboration with Steyr-Daimler-Puch. In 1981, he took over the responsibility for Participations, Mergers and Acquisitions within the Finance Division, where he became an area director in 1986.
In 1988, he became chief financial officer and board member of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil. In 1989, he became chief financial officer of the board of Deutsche Aerospace (the later DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG), and in 1995, he was nominated board chairman of Daimler-Benz Aerospace (the later DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG) and member of management board of Daimler-Benz AG.
With the formation of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), formed by the merger on July 10, 2000 of Aerospatiale-Matra of France, Construcciones Aeronauticas SA (CASA) of Spain, and DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA) of Germany, Dr. Bischoff assumed the position of EADS chairman. In 2003, he retired from the management board of DaimlerChrysler AG and in 2007 he was elected chairman of the supervisory board of DaimlerChrysler AG and resigned from the board of EADS on the same day.
04.28.07 | 01:17:59 min
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