Hans-Jürgen Duensing

Member of the Executive Board, ContiTech Division at Continental

Hans-Jürgen Duensing is a Member of the Executive Board at Continental's ContiTech Division. Prior to this, they served as Regional Business Director at Axalta from June 2019 to November 2020. In this role, they oversaw and drove sales growth, return on investments, KPIs and service solutions of Ford and Tesla OES teams of 42 sales, technical and field service employees in North and South America as well as a budget of over $200M. Duensing is also responsible for P&L for both regions and develops short-and long-term sales plans and forecasts. Hans-Jürgen executes team goal-setting, performance reviews and succession planning. Additionally, they coach and mentors the regional account sales manager. Their keen communication skills have enabled him to build strong positive relationships with Ford key stakeholders in purchasing and advanced engineering.

Before their time at Axalta, Duensing served as Product Sales Manager at Continental from March 2016 to June 2019. In this role, they were responsible for global key account management for the Ford Motor Company account within the Mobile Fluid Systems business unit. From January 2011 to December 2016, they served as Key Account Manager II at United States Steel Corporation. In this role, they were responsible for developing and executing sales strategies for major accounts in the automotive industry while maintaining relationship with customers. From January 2008 to December 2011, they served as Account Manager at Cooper Standard where they managed a team of sales professionals and achieved annual sales targets.

Hans-Jürgen Duensing completed a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Hans-Jürgen then went on to complete a Master of Business Administration - MBA from Oakland University. In addition, they have taken courses in Effective Communications & Human Relations and Effective Negotiating from Dale Carnegie Training and Karrass Negotiation Training, respectively.

Hans-Jürgen Duensing reports to Nikolai Setzer, Executive Board Chairman. Some of their coworkers include Andreas Wolf - Member of the Executive Board, Powertrain Technologies, Ariane Reinhart - Member of the Executive Board, Group Human Relations, and Wolfgang Schäfer - Member of the Executive Board, Finance, Controlling, Compliance, Law and IT.


  • Member of the Executive Board, ContiTech Division

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