Carsten J. Reinhardt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Esslingen, Germany and a Master of Science degree in Automobile Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire, U.K.
Mr. Reinhardt started his professional career in 1993 in the Commercial Vehicle Division of Daimler AG in Stuttgart/Germany. Following assignments of increasing responsibility in Manufacturing Engineering at Freightliner, Reinhardt became Vice President and General Manager of Western Star Trucks in 2001. In 2003, Reinhardt was appointed President and CEO of Daimler Trucks’ North American Engine business, Detroit Diesel.
After almost 13 years at the Daimler Group, Reinhardt joined Meritor Inc. in Troy, Michigan/USA in 2006. As President and Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for the company’s global Commercial Vehicle, Industrial and Aftermarket businesses.
On July 1, 2012 Carsten J. Reinhardt joined Voith as a member of the Corporate Board of Management and Chairman of the Management Board of Voith Turbo.