Stephan Josef Maria Kessel is a businessperson who has been the head of 13 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman for Dayco Products LLC, Chairman-Supervisory Board & CEO at Stabilus S.A., Chief Executive Officer of Wireco Worldgroup (Cayman), Inc., Chairman for Visiocorp Plc and Chief Executive Officer for Stabilus GmbH.
He is also on the board of WireCo WorldGroup, Inc. (former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director) and Armacell Enterprise GmbH & Co. KG and Chairman-Advisory Board at Novem Car Interior Design GmbH and Managing Director at Eurodrip SA.
In the past Stephan Josef Maria Kessel was Chairman of Gearbox SARL, Chief Executive Officer for Continental AG, Chairman for Etimex GmbH, Chairman for Armacell International GmbH, Chairman of Global Safety Textiles LLC, Chairman of TimePartner Group GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of NOVEM Beteiligungs GmbH, Operating Director at Paine Schwartz Partners LLC and Advisory Director at Investcorp International Ltd.
He received a doctorate from RWTH Aachen University.