Carsten J. Reinhardt has recently been appointed as Member of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith and as President and CEO of Voith Turbo & Co. KG. As of July 1, 2012, Reinhardt will succeed Dr. Hubert Lienhard who had held this function since January 1, 2012 in addition to his office as President and CEO of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith.
(Carsten J. Reinhardt has nearly 20 years of international management experience)
Reinhardt has nearly 20 years of international management experience in the areas of commercial vehicles and powertrain manufacturing. He started his professional career in 1993 in the Commercial Vehicle Division of the former Mercedes-Benz AG, now Daimler AG, in Stuttgart/Germany. Following assignments of increasing responsibility in Manufacturing Engineering at Freightliner Corporation, Reinhardt became Vice President and General Manager of Western Star Trucks in 2001.
In 2003, he was appointed President and CEO of Daimler Trucks' North American Engine business, Detroit Diesel Corporation. In 2006 he joined Meritor Inc. in Troy, Michigan/USA. As President and Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for the company's Commercial Vehicle, Industrial, and Aftermarket businesses. While at Meritor, Reinhardt lead a comprehensive modernization of its global manufacturing operations, worked to expand the company's product offering and innovative capabilities, and focused on growth in South America and Asia.