Vice President Business Field Electrification - AVL
Gerhard Meister is Vice President, Business Field Electrification at AVL List GmbH. In this role he holds the responsibility for portfolio strategy and the global business in electrified propulsion system development.
After graduating from his Master studies in Mechanical Engineering and Business Economics from the Technical University, Graz, Austria in 1999, he moved in 2000 to the US for over seven years where he worked for AVL in different roles in powertrain engineering and business development. Most recently, Gerhard has set-up the operations for AVL’s powertrain engineering division in Italy including the xEV and Smart Vehicle Tech Center in Cavriago (RE) where BEV and HEV propulsion systems are developed for the Italian and international customer base.
Gerhard possesses strong experience in business strategy, business development and operations in powertrain engineering and is a proponent of the transformation of the transportation industry towards sustainability in pursuit of technological leadership.
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