Dieter Zetsche is one of many Europeans migrants who moved to the US with his family as a young boy in search of greener pastures. Dieter is widely credited for his contribution to the Chrysler motor Corporation where he played a pivotal role in changing the fortunes of the company ending a long era of poor products and diminishing customer satisfaction.
Dieter sometimes regarded a talented corporate turnaround wizard is also a proud family man and father of three often captured by the lens in family photos.
Dieter was born in Istanbul and studied there while his father, a civil engineer was working on engineering project in Turkey. The family returned to Germany when he was about college age and there he studied electrical engineering in Oberusel close to Frankfurt. It is reported that even as a teenager, Dieter had a taste for tough balancing acts as is evident in his interest in equestrian vaulting at an early age. The highly sought corporate executive spends lots of time with his family who are often the subject of family photos at high profile motoring events.
Dieter has worked in various positions all across the globe and speaks 6 languages. He is known to have a knack for the corporate world and bears the unique ability to observe and create great solutions for ailing corporations. His most notable achievement as an Executive was at Daimler Chrysler; a move that saw him, downsize and realign operations leading to the formation of Daimler AG. His winning attitude has seen him remain as an Executive in the corporation for over a decade and he is even today a favorite of the media seeking family photos with the often hard to reach executives.