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Leadership

TÜV SÜD AG - Board of Management

Johannes Bussman

Dr. Johannes Bussmann
Chairman of the Board of Management, TÜV SÜD AG

Johannes Bussmann was born in 1969 in Osterwick, Germany. He has a diploma degree in aerospace engineering and a doctorate in engineering with a focus on combustion engineering, both from the University of Aachen.

Johannes Bussmann started his professional career in 1998 as a product engineer at ABB in Mannheim, Germany. In 1999, he joined Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, Germany, working as a development engineer in Product Management and Development. He held several senior management positions at Lufthansa Technik based in Germany and Singapore before he became member of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik AG in September 2012. He initially headed the Executive Board department of Human Resources, Engine & VIP Services and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik AG in April 2015.

Since January 2023, Johannes Bussmann has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Management at TÜV SÜD AG.

Dr. Matthias J. Rapp

Dr. Matthias J. Rapp
Member of the Board of Management, TÜV SÜD AG

Born in 1967 in Schramberg/Schwarzwald (Black Forest), Matthias J. Rapp studied Business Administration at WHU (Otto Beisheim School of Management) Koblenz, ESC Lyon and Manchester Business School. He completed his doctorate at WHU Koblenz from 1992 to 1995. 

Matthias J. Rapp started his professional career with the global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group before moving to industry in 1997, where he has since held positions as Chief Financial Officer in several prestigious companies, most recently as CFO of Webasto SE. Matthias J. Rapp was appointed Member of the Board of Management of TÜV SÜD AG with effect from August 2013 and is responsible for Finance and Controlling.

Mr. Ishan Palit

Ishan Palit
Member of the Board of Management, TÜV SÜD AG

Ishan Palit was born in 1968 in Mumbai, India. He studied in the USA and the UK, and holds a Bachelors Degree from Davidson College, USA, a General Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, UK and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University, USA.

Ishan Palit started his career with the American multinational “Rotary Corporation”, a supplier to the Automotive and Small Engine industry. He joined the TÜV SÜD Group in 1994 and founded the TÜV SÜD operations in India. As COO and then the CEO, he was responsible for the successful development of TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific and was subsequently promoted to CEO of the Global Product Service Division. Ishan Palit was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the TÜV SÜD Group in May 2017, responsible for operations and sales across all Divisions and geographies.

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  • TÜV SÜD America Leadership Team

    Fabian Schober
    Dr. Fabian Schober
    CEO

    Jan de Leon
    Jan de Leon
    CFO

    Jim Marsh
    Jim Marsh
    CEO
    Global Risk Management

    Jobina Inas Gonsalves
    Jobina Gonsalves
    Senior Vice President
    Human Resources

    Kapil Bansal
    Kapil Bansal
    Senior Vice President
    Product Service

    Greg Bates
    Greg Bates

    Vice President
    Risk Engineering Services

    Victor Chavez
    Victor Chavez

    Director
    Business Assurance

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