Joachim Gerhard Drees is a German businessperson who has been the head of 5 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman at European Automobile Manufacturers Association, Chairman at MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland GmbH and Chairman-Management Board at MAN Truck & Bus SE.
He is also Chairman-Management Board & CEO of MAN SE and Member-Management Board at TRATON SE and on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Mr. Drees held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Drees & Sommer SE, Commercial Director-Gaggenau Transmissions Product at Daimler Truck Group, Head-Commercial Vehicles Controlling at Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok LLC, Manager-Transmission Division Human Resources at Daimler AG and Commercial Director-Gaggenau Transmissions Product at Mercedes-Benz Trucks MENA Holding GmbH (a subsidiary of Daimler AG), Director at HgCapital LLP, Head-Department at Treuhandanstalt and Project Manager at Baumgartner & Partner Unternehmensberatung GmbH.
He received an MBA from Portland State University and an MBA from Universität Stuttgart.