Board of Directors

President & CEO
(AND EX OFFICIO BOD):

Mrs. Stefanie Jehlitschka

German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States, Inc.
1170 Howell Mill Rd, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 586-6815  
(404) 586-6820
sjehlitschka(at)gaccsouth.com






Region: Alabama | Arkansas | Florida | Georgia | Louisiana | Mississippi | North Carolina | Oklahoma | Puerto Rico
South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | US Virgin Islands

Chairman
Mr. Klaus Zellmer 

President & CEO
Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

                  

Vice Chairman
Mr. Steven Markham
President
Schaefer Container Systems North America, Inc.


Board of Directors (in alphabetical order)

Mr. Mauro Amarante
President & CEO
IFA ROTORION - North America, LLC

Mr. Craig Baartman
Plant Manager
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC

  

Mr. Lothar Burger
Managing Director
Groninger USA, LLC 

  

Mr. Stefan Caspari
Vice President, Strategy & Integration 
AGCO Corporation

Mr. S.A. de Kock
CPA & Managing Partner
Rödl Langford de Kock LLP

Mr. Knudt Flor
President & CEO
BMW Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Dr. Bernhard Goepelt
Senior Vice President /
Chief Legal Counsel
The Coca-Cola Company

Mr. Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
President & CEO
Spitzberg Partners

 

Mr. Rudi Herbst
President & CEO
United Soft Plastics, Inc.

Mr. Jason Hoff
President & CEO
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.

Ms. Ingrid Hofmann
CEO
I.K. Hofmann GmbH

Dr. Eike Jordan
President
Jordan Inter Consult

Dr. Wolfgang Kneer
President & Member of the Board
SWJ - Breilmann US, LLC

Mr. Christian Koch
CEO & Chairman
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. 
Chattanooga Operations, LLC

Dr. Helmuth Ludwig
Siemens Global Head
of Information Technology
Siemens Corporation

Mrs. Sibylle Mair
Vice President of Finance & Controlling
Hansgrohe, Inc.

Mr. Steven Markham
President
Schaefer Container Systems
North America, Inc.

Mr. Sam Moses
Partner
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP

Mr. Lars Oltmanns
Owner
Halo Food Connect, LLC

Mr. Carsten Salewski 
President & CEO
Viscom Inc.

Mr. Mirko Schueppel
Vice President of Finance, 
Division Energy Management
Siemens Industry USA

Mr. William Seward 
President of International Business
Development
UPS Corporate

Mr. Ulrich Stockheim
Founder
USC GmbH

Mr. Mark Terry
President
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (USA), Inc.

Mr. Crispin Teufel
CFO
Lincare Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Christian Treiber
Vice President, Customer Services
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Mr. Hans-Jürgen Zachrau
Vice President
AIRBUS DS Space Systems, Inc.

Mr. Klaus Zellmer 
President & CEO
Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

 


Officers (AND EX OFFICIO BOD)

Treasurer
Mr. Thomas Topp
Senior Vice President & CFO
Heidelberg USA, Inc.

      

Secretary
Mrs. Teri A. Simmons
Director, International /
Immigration Practice Group
Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP

     

Chapter Directors (AND EX OFFICIO BOD)

 


Florida
Mr. Hubertus Mühlhäuser
CEO
Welbilt, Inc.

North Carolina
Henning O. Bruns
Plant Manager
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC

South Carolina
Mr. Vincenc Pearson, Esq.
Corporate Counsel/NAI
DAA Draexlmaier Automotive of America LLC

Tennessee
Mr. Heiko Juerges
President & CEO
Hönigsberg & Düvel Corporation 

Honorary Directors

Mr. Klaus E. Becker
Mr. Hans J. Damp
Mr. Dieter Elsner
Mr. Peter Halpaus
Mr. Thomas J. Harrold Jr.
Mr. Uwe Hinrichs
Dr. Dieter B. Rathke
Mr. Wolfgang Schmidt
Ms. Robin Spratlin