Dr. Christian Dahlheim was born on September 27th, 1968 in Berlin. He is married and has three children.
Dr. Christian Dahlheim graduated in physics in 1993 from the University of Munich with a diploma. Afterwards he joined Procter and Gamble as a process engineer before earning a Master of Business Administration in 1997 from the Anderson School of Business at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Christian Dahlheim then worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, from 1999 in a senior role. In 2003 he received his doctorate at the Chair of Enterprise Financing of the European Business School.
In January 2005 Dr. Christian Dahlheim started as Head of Corporate Development at Volkswagen Financial Services AG. Between 2008 and 2012, as Regional Manager Europe and International, he was responsible for the financial services business in Europe and selected overseas markets. In 2012, he joined VW Credit, Inc. in the US as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In 2014, he was appointed President and CEO of VW Credit, Inc. and assumed overall responsibility for the North American financial services business of the Volkswagen Group.
Until September 2018 Dr. Christian Dahlheim was Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Volkswagen Financial Services AG and responsible for sales and marketing. He has been Head of Volkswagen Group Sales since October 2018.