Werner Happenhofer

Chief Technology Planning Officer
Great Wall Motors


Werner is a multilingual Global Executive with almost 25 years of extensive experience in the Automotive Industry. A charismatic leader who inspires innovation and delivers results with successful track records in strategy and business development. Recognized achievements in complex global engineering organization management as well as comprehensive product line and project management experience. An influencer and a decision maker who thinks critically for problem solving and long-term growth. Solid technical background and extensive operational experience in areas of Powertrain Mechatronic and Electronic, Autonomous Vehicles and E-Mobility. Werner joint Great Wall Motors in August 2018 and works as a Director, Technology Planning Officer.

„Meet with many different people to exchange inspiration and ideas for a new automotive future.“

Werner Happenhofer

Chief Technology Planning Officer, Great Wall Motors