CEO of Opel Automobile GmbH / Member Board of Management Groupe PSA
Michael Lohscheller is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Opel Automobile GmbH and member of the Board of Management of Groupe PSA. He has led the long-established carmaker Opel since June 2017, prior to which he was responsible for the carmaker's finances since September 2012.
In July 2019, the Supervisory Board of Groupe PSA appointed Michael Lohscheller to the Group's four-member Executive Board with effect from September 1, 2019.
Before joining Opel, the business graduate was Executive Vice President and CFO at Volkswagen Group of America, where he led a successful turnaround.
Lohscheller can look back on more than 20 years of experience at Jungheinrich, Daimler, Mitsubishi Motors Europe and Volkswagen. During this time he had extensive responsibility for finance, IT, marketing and sales control, purchasing and logistics.
Michael Lohscheller, born on 12 November 1968, studied at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, Germany, and the University of Barcelona, Spain, and graduated with a degree in business administration. From 1993 to 1996 he studied European Marketing Management part-time at Brunel University, London, Great Britain, graduating with a Master of Arts (MA). He is married and has two children.