Dr. Bernd Pischetsrieder is a Chairman-Supervisory Board at Daimler AG and a Vice President at Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften eV. He is on the Board of Directors at Tetra Laval International SA, Mercedes-Benz AG (Germany) and Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds. Dr. Pischetsrieder was previously employed as a Chairman-Supervisory Board by Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, a Chairman-Supervisory Board by Volkswagen AG, a Member-Supervisory Board by METRO AG /Old/, a Director-Production, Development & Purchasing by BMW South Africa Pty Ltd., a Chairman-Management Board by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, and a Member-Supervisory Board by ERGO Group AG. He also served on the board at Dresdner Bank AG and SCANIA AB. He received his undergraduate degree from Technische Universität München.