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Carl-Peter Forster is a vice president at GM Group and has been president of Zurich-based GM Europe since June 2004. He has been chairman of Opel's supervisory board since June 2004 and chairman of Saab since April 2005.
Prior to joining GM, Forster was chairman and managing director at Opel from April 2001. In his three years in that position, he initiated far-reaching restructuring programs and a major product offensive focusing on innovative design and industry-leading build quality.
He holds a degree in economics from Bonn University and in aviation and space technology from Munich Technical University.[an error occurred while processing the directive]