Board of Directors

President & CEO
(AND EX OFFICIO BOD):

Mrs. Martina Stellmaszek

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
mstellmaszek(at)gaccsouth.com



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

Chairman
Mr. Martin Richenhagen

Chairman, President & CEO
AGCO Corporation

                  

Vice Chairman
Mr. Steven Markham
Vice President of Operations
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       

Dr. Konrad Bachhuber
Vice President
Wacker Polysilicon North America LLC

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

Mr. Manfred Erlacher
President
BMW Manufacturing Co.

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

Mr. Mario Göpfert
Partner
Witte Pumps & Technology, LLC

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

Mr. Thierry Kartochian
Executive Vice President & CFO
Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

 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
Executive Vice President &
Chief Digital Officer
Siemens PLM Software

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

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

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

Mr. Donald Nicholson
President and Chief Regional Officer
DEKRA - North America
  

Mr. Lars Oltmanns
Owner
Halo Food Connect, LLC

Mr. Martin Richenhagen 
Chairman, President & CEO
AGCO Corporation

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, Communications
USC GmbH

Mr. Crispin Teufel
Chief Financial Officer
Lincare Holdings, Inc.

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

Mr. Dennis Wagner
President & CEO
BESTAR, LLC

Mr. Jens Michael Wegmann
CEO & Executive Chairman
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions

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

Mr. Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg
President & CEO
Spitzberg Partners

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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)

 


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

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

North Carolina
Dr. Christian Kissinger
Director of New Ventures
Owens Corning

Honorary Directors

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