Dr. Ing. Helmut Leube has been Chairman of the Management Board of DEUTZ AG since February 2008. Before joining DEUTZ, Dr. Leube served as Chief Operating Officer of Webasto AG. His resume also includes 17 years at BMW where he served in a number of leading positions in production and development. He spent four years in the Upstate as Chairman of BMW Manufacturing Co. LLC in Spartanburg, SC. During his time in South Carolina, he worked to see that CU-ICAR and the Department of Automotive Engineering became a reality.
Dr. Leube holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University.