Since March 2021 Mark is SVP Vehicle Technology at Volvo Group Truck Technology. Before he was Head of Development Commercial Vehicle Division at ZF Friedrichshafen AG. In this role, Mark’s main was on driver assistance systems automation, new hardware, and software architectures besides the classical driveline and chassis business. Previous roles include R&D as well as commercial responsibility for drivelines and axles of ZF’s construction machinery business. Mark is 45 years old, married with two children, and has a passion for trucks since a young age. He was born and raised in Germany, with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University Kaiserslautern, Germany.