Dr. Joachim Damasky

Managing Director Business Unit Products & Value Creation
Verband der Automobilindustrie


Dr.-Ing. Joachim Damasky, born in 1961 in Giessen, studied electrical engineering at Darmstadt Technical University. After receiving his doctorate in 1995, he worked as a product division manager at Hella KGaA in Lippstadt and as commercial managing director of Behr Hella Service GmbH (Schwäbisch Hall), among other positions. Dr Damasky was a member of the executive board of Webasto SE (formerly Webasto AG) from August 2008 to September 2015 and in this role was responsible for the Thermo and Comfort business division. Since May 2016, Dr Damasky has been Managing Director Technology and Environment of the VDA.   Dr Joachim Damasky was born in Giessen in 1961, and studied electrical engineering at the TU (technical university) Darmstadt. After gaining his doctorate in 1995 he held a number of posts, including those of product division manager at Hella KGaA in Lippstadt andcommercial manager at Behr Hella Service GmbH (Schwäbisch Hall). From August 2008 to September 2015 Dr. Damasky was a Board Member at Webasto SE (formerly Webasto AG) responsible for Thermo & Comfort. Since May 2016 Dr. Damasky has been ManagingDirector for Technology and Environment at the VDA.