Carl-Peter Forster, Chairman of EAD group

Andy TempestAfter gaining degrees in both Economics and Aeronautical Engineering, Mr Forster joined Management Consultant McKinney’s. In 1986 he moved to automotive with BMW AG where over the next 10 years held various positions, the last one as Vice President before being appointed Managing Director BMW South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

In 2001 Carl-Peter was appointed Managing Director and Vice President of General Motors Europe, where he led the European operations for 9 years before joining Tata Motor Company as Group CEO. Since 2013 Mr Forster has been Member of the Board of Volvo Cars Corporation, Gothenburg and Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd., Hong Kong where he is also Chairman of several Geely subsidiaries including London Taxi Company and Emerald Automotive design.