Dr. Dieter Maier studied physics at the University of Birmingham and received his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute in Stuttgart.
After various positions in technical management, he was made head of a department of Robert Bosch GmbH in the automotive sector.
In 2001 he transitioned to a C-level position at Rodenstock GmbH, and in 2006 he acquired the partnership shares of the Mohr Group.
Since 2008 he has held supervisory board memberships at leading companies (Nordex SE until 2015, RIBE, Pinova Capital and the UKM Group) and various minority interests.
Dr. Maier has been a member of the THEVA advisory board since 2013.