Kurt Bachmaier was appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing Magna Steyr in 2018; in 1991 he joined Magna. From 2006 to 2009 he took over the role as Executive Director Operations & Manufacturing Engineering in Detroit, followed by the position as Vice President Operations for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles for Magna E-Car Systems North America from 2009-2012. Bachmaier was General Manager for Magna Car Top Systems North America, before he became General Manager for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class within Magna Steyr in Graz in 2012. He graduated with an engineer’s degree. The native of Austria was born in 1971.