Dieter Zetsche is the Chairman of Daimler AG and Head, Mercedes-Benz. Dieter Zetsche was born in Istanbul, Turkey on May 5, 1953. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Germany where Zetsche completed his schooling in Oberursel in Frankfurt.
After finishing school, the young icon completed his electrical engineering degree from the University of Karlsruhe in 1976. The quest for knowledge didn't wear out and in the year 1982 Dieter obtained his doctorate in engineering from the University of Paderborn.