Michael Lohscheller

Chief Executive Officer, Opel Automobile GmbH

Michael Lohscheller is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Opel Automobile GmbH since 2017. Before taking over the position, he was responsible for the automaker’s finances.

Prior to joining Opel in September 2012, Lohscheller was Executive Vice President and CFO at Volkswagen Group of America, where he led a successful turnaround.

During more than 20 years working for different automobile companies, Lohscheller had broad business responsibilities in different areas finance, e.g. marketing and sales, purchasing and logistics.

Lohscheller received a degree in business administration in 1992 after studying at the University of Applied Sciences in Osnabrück, Germany, and the University of Barcelona, Spain. From 1993 to 1996 he studied European Marketing Management at Brunel University in London while working and earned a Master of Arts degree.

He was appointed as a member of  the Managing Board on September 1st, 2019