Curriculum Vitae   -   Jürgen Köster

Jürgen Köster started his professional career as an auditing assistant at international auditing group Pricewaterhouse Coopers, followed by a decade of operational management positions at Ate Brake Products (where he spent 3 years in the United Kingdom) and Keiper Recaro Group.


As of 1990 he served as COO and CEO for US Group Milliken
Automotive Fabrics Europe , followed by a position as President of the Textile Division and later on as Board Member of Swedish Autoliv Group.


The last 15 to 20 years Jürgen acted as Interim Manager and Supervisory Board member at a couple of key automotive Tier 1 and Tier 2 Suppliers, such as

  • Product Launch, Restructering Tasks and Plant Manager at Faurecia’s Poland and German Ingolstadt facilities.

  • Responsible plant manager at Dura Automotive Systems for new plant start-up in Romania.

  • Supervisory Board Member of Danish Borg Automotive’s Poland manufacturing plant, Improvement Projects.

Jürgen Köster gained a Master Degree in Process Engineering and Business Administration (Diplom-Wirtschafts-Ingenieur) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (formerly University of Karlsruhe).