October 4-6, 2016
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Executive LeadershipDr. Wilfried Achenbach
Senior Vice President
Engineering and Technology
Daimler Trucks North America Dr. Wilfried Achenbach joined Daimler AG in 1987 as a system engineer in Advanced Development within the Passenger Car Division in Stuttgart, Germany. Dr. Achenbach held various positions within this group with a focus on driving dynamics and driver assistance. After the merger of Daimler and Chrysler in 1998, he spent several years in a senior executive position at the Chrysler Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Starting in 2005 he was given responsibility for all Mechatronics Systems at Daimler Trucks Europe. Concurrently he led the Mechatronics Group within the global Daimler Trucks development organization. On October 1, 2010, Dr. Achenbach was appointed Senior Vice President - Engineering & Technology for Daimler Trucks North America. He received his Diploma in Physics and his PhD in Nuclear Physics from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz / Germany.