Gerrit Marx has more than 20 years of experience in roles of increasing importance in different locations around the world and in a variety of industrial segments, with a specific in-depth focus on automotive industries. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering (“Diplom Ingenieur”) and an MBA (“Diplom Kaufmann”) from RWTH Aachen University, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Cologne University.
From 1999 to 2007, Mr Marx worked at the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, focusing on operational improvement programmes in the automotive and aerospace industries in Europe, Brazil, and Japan.
He joined Daimler AG in 2007 to head the global controlling function for vehicle and powertrain component
projects, as well as market-entry / mergers and acquisitions for three truck brands in North America, Europe,
and Asia. This led him to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer at Daimler Trucks China in 2009 and
subsequently, President of Skoda China with Volkswagen AG, overseeing imports and joint venture business
relations in both roles.
In 2012 Mr Marx joined the European leadership team of Bain Capital as a member of their portfolio group,
driving and leading transformational change programs. This role also encompassed due diligence and merger
and acquisition activities, with specific focus on automotive and industrial assets, and also included interim roles such as Chief Executive Officer of Wittur Group, a global Tier-1 supplier to the elevator industry.
Gerrit Marx joined CNH Industrial in January 2019 as President of Commercial and Specialty Vehicles.
Since the spin-off of Iveco Group from CNH Industrial on 1st January 2022, Mr Marx has served as Chief
Executive Officer of the newly formed Company.