Jürgen E. Schrempp, former CEO of DaimlerChrysler AG, remains highly active in many areas including, for example, through his role as Chairman of the Southern Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) and positions he holds on the boards of a variety of multinational companies. Furthermore, Schrempps Investment Company "Katleho Capital" is successfully investing in industrial activities and financial institutions. He has received numerous awards, most notably for his dedication in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Learn more about the life and achievements of Prof. Dr. h. c. Jürgen E. Schrempp on the following pages.

Sealing the deal: Robert Eaton and Jürgen Schrempp during the DaimlerChrysler merger.
Jürgen Schrempp meeting H. E. Faure E. Gnassingbe, President of Togo (right) and Sir Sam Jonah of Ghana (left) in Togo, March 2011.
Schrempp, born 1944 in Freiburg was until December 31, 2005, the CEO of DaimlerChrysler.
1992: negotiations between Fokker and DASA. From left: Dr. Manfred Bischoff, Erik Jan Nederkoorn and Prof. Schrempp.
Courage and adventure: Schrempp – flying the Eurofighter.
Looking forward to the future of South Africa, full of hope: Nelson Mandela and Jürgen Schrempp.
Schrempp received the Brazilian National Order of the Southern Cross, which was awarded by Brazilian Foreign Minister Luiz Felipe Lampreia.
Kreuz des Südens
Schrempp is Chairman of the Boards of Directors and Shareholders of the Company IMBS, South Africa.
Hilmar Kopper: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler-Benz AG (later DaimlerChrysler AG, today Daimler AG) from 1998 to 2007.
H. Kopper
Sir Sam Jonah, Jürgen Schrempp, John Beachy Head and Alexander Grubman.
Jonah and Schrempp
George Bush, Sr. (former US President), and Katsuhiko Kawasoe (former CEO of Mitsubishi).
Bush, Kawasoe
Kgalema Motlanthe was President of SA between 2008 and 2009.
Following the end of his presidency, he was appointed as Deputy President of SA by his successor Zuma.
M. Kgalema
Mario Illien, founder of Ilmor Engineering Limited, with Schrempp at the GP in 2005.
Mario Illien
Schrempp with Minister Wieczorek-Zeul and Muhammad Yunus, founder of microloans.
wieczoreck-Zeul, Yunus
2006 Bambi awards: Lydia Schrempp with her husband Jürgen.
Lydia und Jürgen Schrempp
Dinner with former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl.
H. Kohl