Cars

Senior Vice President, Research and Development

Dr Peter Mertens

Born: 1961

Birthplace: Germany

Achievements:
Global experience, including work in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.

Companies worked for:
Daimler Chrysler AG, Tegaron Telematics GmbH, Adam Opel AG, General Motors, Jaguar/Land Rover, Jaguar Cars/Tata Motors

Professional experience:
2010 - 2011 Head of Corporate Quality and member of the management board of Jaguar/Land Rover, Jaguar Cars Plc/Tata Motors India
2005 - 2010 Global Vehicle Line Executive, Executive Director, General Motors worldwide, Germany
2004 - 2005 Vehicle Line Executive, Executive Director, General Motors Europe
2002 - 2004 Vehicle Line Executive, Executive Director, Adam Opel AG
1996 - 2002 Managing Director, Tegaron Telematics GmbH, Germany
1990 - 1996 Various positions within Daimler Chrysler AG, (1990-1993 Head of Aftersales Engineering, 1993-1996 Project leader Mercedes A-Class), Daimler Chrysler AG, Germany
1985 - 1990 Head of Technology Transfer Institute, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Biography: 
Dr Peter Mertens has experience in a variety of roles, including product development and aftersales engineering. Dr Mertens was also Global Vehicle Line Executive at General Motors. Dr Mertens has been responsible for Corporate Quality at Tata Motor Group, and Jaguar Land Rover's quality and safety performance globally.

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