CEO Global Product
TÜV SÜD AG
Holger Lindner is the CEO of the international Product Division of TÜV SÜD, a major player in the Testing, Inspection, and Certification Industry. He is responsible for a global network of laboratories and businesses covering the safety, security, and sustainability of products and components of the Transportation, Manufacturing, Energy, Medical Device, Consumer Electronics and Textile Industries. The services offered cover supply chains in international sourcing and consumer markets along the entire product design, development, and manufacturing cycle. Holger also spearheads new technologies and services for products in the area of New Energy Vehicles, Sustainability, and Supply Chains.
He joined TÜV SÜD in 2013 as a Divisional CFO to support the international expansion of its operations and laboratory network. In 2018 he took over the role of CEO to further the strategic direction of the Division. Prior to joining TÜV SÜD, he worked for 18 years in the Daimler Group in various international assignments in Europe and Asia, including Head of Sales, Marketing and Distribution for Mercedes Car Group in South East Asia, Korea, and Taiwan and as Regional CFO. Holger holds a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering from Stuttgart University (Germany) and a Business Management degree from École Centrale Paris (France). He sits on the board of Singapore German Chamber of Commerce, is a founding board member of the Plastics Recycling Association of Singapore, and has previously served on the Advisory Council to the Singapore CFO Institute. Holger is a Non-Executive Director of an Australian Aerospace & Defense Company.