Vice President Programs & Strategy
Marcus Lott was named Vice President Programs & Strategy and member of the Executive Committee of Opel Automobile GmbH in August 2017. Previously, he was Executive Chief Engineer Portfolio, Strategy & Planning and member of the Executive Committee of Opel Automobile GmbH. Prior to that assignment, he held the position of Executive Chief Engineer Global Compact Cars & Global Product Programs Europe since 2015 and led the development of various vehicles in North America, South America, Asia and Europe.
Lott began his career at Opel in 1994 as a student with his Diploma Thesis. After his graduation, he started at Opel in 1995 as test engineer for noise and vibration in the vehicle integration department. Following a one year Future Leadership developmental assignment in the United States in 1999 he held different positions with increasing responsibility and international orientation. In 2009, he was appointed Chief Engineer for the future Corsa and Mokka and moved to Korea. Then Lott took over responsibility for the Opel mid-size programs and served as Chief Engineer for the Insignia in Europe from 2013 to 2015.
Marcus Lott was born in Mainz, Germany in 1968 and holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Automotive Technology from RWTH Aachen.