Vice President, Sales and President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia
Michael Gassen is president of Delphi Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia a position he has held since July 2011.
Based in Wuppertal, Germany, Mr. Gassen is also vice president sales and currently serves as chairman of the supervisory board of Delphi Deutschland GmbH.
Mr. Gassen began his career with Delphi in 1986 as a sales and marketing manager at Packard Electric Systems in Wuppertal, Germany. He left Germany to become managing director of Delphi Italia. Over the course of the next several years, Mr. Gassen would move throughout Europe in positions that included director of body security and reception systems in Wiesbaden, Germany and Delphi customer director for GM Europe and Fiat Group.
Prior to joining Delphi, Mr. Gassen worked for the Liebherr Group, a leader in the construction machinery industry.
Mr. Gassen is a native of Remscheid, Germany and earned his degree in metallurgy from Schule für Metalltechnik and Chemie in Düsseldorf, Germany and attended the Insead Business School in Fontainebleau France.