Wolf-Henning Scheider Photo: ZF Group

Wolf-Henning Scheider Photo: ZF Group

ZF Group has appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as the automotive supplier’s new chief executive officer, succeeding Konstantin Sauer.

Scheider has three decades of experience in the transportation industry working at companies such as Bosch and Mahle.

"Scheider is an industry expert and a leader that stands for continuity – with both his technical and interpersonal skills. He will systematically continue to execute our Strategy ZF 2025," said Franz-Josef Paefgen, chairman of the ZF supervisory board. "He is also a visionary and stands for guided change. With sensitivity and in constant exchange with all parties involved, he will guide ZF through the challenging transformation process which the whole automotive industry is currently facing."

Scheider worked at Bosch from 1989 to 2010 in several positions, eventually in leadership, and served as a board member from 2010 to 2015. In 2015, he joined Mahle Group’s executive management team and assumed the role of chairman and CEO.