Senior Advisor
Jörg Grotendorst
+49 89 452249-540

Jörg Grotendorst has more than 25 years of experience in the automotive industry.

His professional career is characterized by the series introduction of new technologies and products for chassis and powertrain.
After studying electrical engineering at the University of Duisburg, he began his career as a trainee at Daimler Benz AG. Subsequently, he managed, among others, the business units for hybrid and electric vehicle drives of Continental AG and Siemens AG as well as the E-Mobility division of ZF AG. This also includes the first series production of a lithium-ion battery for the automotive industry, the establishment of new plants in Germany and other global countries for power electronics, motors and electric drives, as well as corresponding partnerships and joint ventures with technology drivers and partners in the USA and China.
Most recently, Jörg Grotendorst was the Executive Board member of Rheinmetall AG responsible for automotive business and is now active as an investor and consultant.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

  • Automotive

TECHNICAL FOCUS

  • Chassis Suspension / Damping
  • Drivetrain Transmission control / Motor control
  • Li-ion batteries
  • Power electronics
  • Electrical machines
  • Software development
  • Series production start-up of new products
  • Production set-up at home and abroad
  • Partnerships and joint ventures

VOCATIONAL STATIONS

  • Daimler Benz AG
  • Ford Werke
  • Continental AG
  • Siemens AG
  • ZF AG
  • Rheinmetall AG