Jürgen Sturm

Jürgen Sturm

CIO of ZF Group,

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Dr Jürgen Sturm has been CIO of ZF Group since 2015. Prior to that, he served 16 years as CIO in the consumer industry, where he led the digital transformation at the Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances Group (2003-2014) and the consumer electronics company Grundig (1999-2003).

Sturm started his career as a programme manager for Business Process Reengineering at Daimler, where he became Head of Global Supply Chain at the company's electronics division, TEMIC Semiconductors. He is an active member of several expert panels and CIO and IT-user networks.

ZF Group is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility. The company operates 188 production locations in 31 countries.

  • 2015 – present: CIO, ZF Group
  • 2003 – 2014: CIO, BSH Home Appliances Group
  • 1999 – 2003: Head of Organisation, Processes and Information Systems, Grundig 

Dr Sturm holds an MA and PhD in productional engineering with special focus on manufacturing automation and information systems. During his research period he applied research primarily for major companies like Alcatel, Bosch, Daimler, Philips and Siemens.