Management

 Meet our management team. These are the people that are in charge of Carmunication.

Walter Birner

Walter Birner

Chairman & CEO

Email

+43 6642429528

About Walter

Founder and CEO of Carmunication since its inception in 2016. Walter represents the interests of the IAM for multiple decades already.

Gael Escribe

Gael Escribe

1st Deputy Chairman

Email

+33 145055492

About Gael

Gael is the 1st Deputy Chairman of Carmunication since 2019. Besides his commitment to the associaton he is the Founder and CEO of Nexus Automotive International.

Patrick Grebner

Patrick Grebner

2nd Deputy Chairman

Email

+49 15115566377

About Patrick

Prior to being named 2nd Deputy Chairman of Carmunication he was the leader of the industry division. Besides his Carmunication activities, he is the Head of Research, Development & Pricing at Herth+Buss with over 20 years of experience in the IAM.

In his spare time he is a passionate Mountain Bike Freerider.

Ingo Sachse

Ingo Sachse

COO

Email

+43 6648541923

About Ingo

Named Carmunication COO in March of 2020, he is responsible for the daily business of the association. Besides his Carmunication duties he is a Digital Automotive Manager at P.S. Automotive in Vienna.

In his free time he is passionate about long distance running which is why he always carries running gear with him.

Finance & Contracting

Everything that involves money and contracts in Carmunication is double-checked by our financial team.

Dominik Overmann

Dominik Overmann

Auditor

Email

+49 1629409411

About Dominik

Dominik is the Head of the Electronics product team over at our member MEYLE and is an auditor for our assocation.

Klavs T. Pedersen

Klavs T. Pedersen

Auditor

Email

+45 26878017

About Klavs

Klavs is the Executive Vice President, Head of Automotive of Nissens in Denmark. Besides his day-to-day job, he is also an auditor for Carmunication.

Marketing

When you see Carmunication on Social Media or other channels, chances are the this is who is responsible for the content.

Michael Krampe

Michael Krampe

Division Manager Marketing

Email

+49 15254539230

About Michael

Besides managing the Carmunication Marketing Division, he is the Sales Director of HaynesPro Group. 

Technical Team (IAM)

Our experts concerning all data sources that are a third-party retrofit-solutions.

Krunoslav Bagaric

Krunoslav Bagaric

Division Manager Technical Team (IAM)

Email

+49 1727773727

About Kruno

Kruno is one of our leaders in the technical department and is represented in both of our Technical Teams. In his daily job, he is a Member Of The Management Board over at our member Topmotive.

Fabian Seithel

Fabian Seithel

Technical Team

Email

+49 176 55149672

About Fabian

Fabian is a mainstay on our technical teams and has lots of experience with telematics data as it is his daily business at Geotab where he is the Associate Vice President – Sales & Business Development.

Ingo Sachse

Ingo Sachse

Technical Team

Email

+43 6648541923

About Ingo

Named Carmunication COO in March of 2020, he is responsible for the daily business of the association. Besides his Carmunication duties he is a Digital Automotive Manager at P.S. Automotive in Vienna.

In his free time he is passionate about long distance running which is why he always carries running gear with him.

Technical Team (OEM)

This is where decisions are being made regarding the sourcing of data from OEMs.

Thomas Uicker

Thomas Uicker

Division Manager Technical Team (OEM)

Email

+49

About Thomas

Thomas is in charge of the Technical Team for OEM-data and has a lot of experience communicating with OEMs because of his daily job at DAT, where he is a Manager for Data Supplier Management.

Krunoslav Bagaric

Krunoslav Bagaric

Technical Team

Email

+49 4532974001

About Kruno

Kruno is one of our leaders in the technical department and is represented in both of our Technical Teams. In his daily job, he is a Member Of The Management Board over at our member Topmotive.

Business Development

Our team that is out in the field to grow the Carmunication community.

Helmut Dechant

Helmut Dechant

Business Development

Email

+33 680317875

About Helmut

Helmut is an Automotive expert and has been involved in the industry for a long time. He is currently working at H.D. Automotive Conseil in Paris and is one of our Business Developers.

Hans Eric Destrée

Hans Eric Destrée

Business Development

Email

+31 650919944

About Hans Eric

Hans Eric has a lot of experience in the Automotive industry and is the owner of Sonarp BV where he acts as an agent for car parts manufacturing companies trying to get a hold in the European market.

Bo Marcusson

Bo Marcusson

Business Development

Email

+48 513931412

About Bo

Bo is an Automotive Aftermarket Specialist with a focus on International Trading Groups. He is a member of our Business Development Team for a long time already.

Wolfgang Steube

Wolfgang Steube

Business Development

Email

+49 15258574533

About Wolfgang

Wolfgang brings lots of expertise within the Automotive market with him and is an independent consultant in the industry. Prior to joining the Business Development team he was the CEO of Partslife.

Head Office Vienna

Every administrative aspect of Carmunication is being handled here.

Eveline Friedl-Hölzl

Eveline Friedl-Hölzl

Administration Team

Email

+43 1890139813

About Evi

Evi is responsible for everything regarding admistration for Carmunication. In her daily job, she is the head of commercial management at P.S. Automotive.