Markus Hein

Markus Hein

Senior Site General Manager, Valeo

Markus Hein was born in Schrobenhausen in 1967. After studying precision engineering with a focus on automation and production, he began his professional career in the aerospace industry.

For more than 10 years, he held various positions in production planning & controlling, project management CIP and project & program management at Dornier. A further international position in Engineering Program Management led him to Airbus UK before continuing his career in the automotive industry with the Valeo Group.  

After various positions in the management of production and international production networks, he moved to General Management and took over the management of the Wemding site, a global leader in the production of driving assistance systems.



As a technology company and partner to all automakers and new mobility players, Valeo is innovating to make mobility cleaner, safer and smarter. Valeo enjoys technological and industrial leadership in electrification, driving assistance systems, reinvention of the interior experience and lighting everywhere. These four areas, vital to the transformation of mobility, are the Group's growth drivers.Valeo in figures: 22 billion euros in sales in 2023 | 112,700 employees at December 31, 2023 | 29 countries, 175 plants, 66 research and development centers and 20 distribution platforms. Valeo is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

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