Dr. Joachim Damasky
Managing Director, Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA)
Dr. Joachim Damasky was born in Giessen in 1961, and studied electrical engineering at the TU (technical university) Darmstadt. After gaining his doctorate in 1995 he held a number of posts, including those of product division manager at Hella KGaA in Lippstadt and commercial manager at Behr Hella Service GmbH (Schwäbisch Hall). From August 2008 to September 2015 Dr. Damasky was a Board Member at Webasto SE (formerly Webasto AG) with responsibly for Thermo & Comfort. Since May 2016 Dr. Damasky has been Managing Director for Technology and Environment at the VDA.