Plant Director Kaiserslautern, Germany
Manfred Gellrich was named Director of the Opel plant in Kaiserslautern (Rhineland-Palatinate) as of January 1, 2015. He previously led the plant in Bochum (North-Rhine-Westphalia).
Manfred Gellrich began his career at Opel in 1992. The engineer took over various manufacturing assignments in Ruesselsheim and Eisenach, including the management position of the body and paint shop in Ruesselsheim. In June 2006, Gellrich was named head of manufacturing and deputy director of the Bochum site.
Born in Celle, Lower Saxony, in 1962, Gellrich is a graduate of mechanical engineering. Prior to his studies, he trained as a mechanic.
Manfred Gellrich is married and has one daughter and one son. In his spare time, he rides motorbikes and attends soccer games