Dr. Wilhelm Steger is the new CEO of the ZKW Group

As of May 16, 2022, Dr. Wilhelm Steger has taken over the position as CEO of the ZKW Group. The renowned manager most recently worked as a top management consultant in the automotive industry and in the private equity environment. He has more than 25 years of management experience in the automotive industry – including well-known companies such as Siemens VDO, Continental Automotive, Delphi, Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe and Nidec AMEC Europe. Wilhelm Steger replaces the previous ZKW CEO Oliver Schubert, who successfully led the company for six years and has decided to take on new professional challenges. “My goal is to secure a future-proof and stable development of the ZKW Group as a system supplier for premium lighting systems on the international market. At this point, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Oliver Schubert for his commitment to ZKW,” said Dr. Steger.

As a C-level executive – Dr. Steger possesses extensive expertise in many areas of vehicle supply, of which mechatronics and electronics, sensor technology, ADAS, LED and semiconductor technology, but also software development are of particular importance to ZKW. Dr. Steger also has many years of experience in managing globally positioned companies with Asian owners and was able to spend some time in Seoul himself during his career. He is looking forward to working with the Korean management and generating the best possible synergies between LG Electronics and ZKW.

Handshake photo: The new CEO of the ZKW Group Dr. Wilhelm Steger (left) with his predecessor Oliver Schubert.

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