Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann
CEO KTN-GmbH, Former CEO of Continental, VW China & Opel
Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann (KTN) has been in top management position in the auto industry for more than 30 years. He is now an investor, board member and advisor to large corporates and start-ups.
KTN moved to Los Angeles, California in 2018 to help build Canoo an electric vehicle startup with a new subscription based business model. Since 2019 he serves on the advisory board of Canoo.
He has been CEO of the tradition-rich automaker Opel from 2013 to 2017 and was named Chairman of the Board of Adam Opel AG and General Motors President Europe effective March 1, 2013. Since July 1, 2014, KTN has been Chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group GmbH. In addition, he is also General Motors Executive Vice President & President Europe as well as a member of the GM Executive Committee.
KTN was previously with Volkswagen AG, where he was CEO and Vice Preside