Olaf Berlien is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 13 different companies. Presently, Dr. Berlien occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer for OSRAM Licht AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board for 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 Olaf Berlien held the position of Chief Executive Officer-Division Technology at ThyssenKrupp AG Chairman-Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AG, Chairman of Thyssenkrupp (China) Ltd. Chairman of Berco SpA, Chairman for Thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas Corp. Chief Executive Officer at ThyssenKrupp Technologies AG and Chief Executive Officer at thyssenkrupp Elevator AG (which are all subsidiaries of ThyssenKrupp AG), MD-Buderus Hungary & Head-Controlling Division at Buderus Heiztechnik GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board for 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.
Olaf Berlien received a doctorate from Technical University of Berlin and a doctorate from Technical University of Berlin.