Olaf Berlien is a businessperson who has been the head of 13 different companies. Dr. Berlien is Chief Executive Officer of OSRAM Licht AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH & Co., Co-Managing Director at OSRAM Beteiligungen GmbH and Chairman-Management Board at OSRAM GmbH (which are all subsidiaries of OSRAM Licht AG). Dr. Berlien is also on the board of Droege Group AG.
In his past career he was Chief Executive Officer-Division Technology at ThyssenKrupp AG Chairman-Supervisory Board for ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AG, Chairman for Thyssenkrupp (China) Ltd. Chairman of Berco SpA, Chairman of Thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas Corp. Chief Executive Officer for ThyssenKrupp Technologies AG and Chief Executive Officer of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG (which are all subsidiaries of ThyssenKrupp AG), MD-Buderus Hungary & Head-Controlling Division at Buderus Heiztechnik GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Ledvance GmbH, Managing Director at Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Chief Executive Officer for M+W Group GmbH, Chief Financial Officer & Controller at Carl Zeiss AG and Head-Plans & Controls at IBM Deutschland GmbH.
He received a doctorate from Technical University of Berlin and a doctorate from Technical University of Berlin.