Prior to joining Hap Seng Group in 2013, Harald served as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Korea Ltd. and Daimler Trucks Korea Ltd. In his 24-year career with Daimler AG, he held various senior positions in several Asian countries based in Beijing, Hong Kong and Seoul. In addition, he had short-term assignments in the United States of America and Japan.
Harald has in-depth experience in general management in various industries, sales & marketing, retail network, and HR. He is well versed in leading multi-national teams. His passion is coaching business leaders, senior management, and management teams.
Harald holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management (Diplom-Betriebswirt) from University Pforzheim, Germany, an Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD, Singapore and a Master Degree (Staatsexamen) in History and English and German literature and linguistics from Pedagogical University Freiburg, Germany.