Christian Müller was named Managing Director Engineering Opel Automobile GmbH on August 1, 2017. Prior to his new assignment, he held the position of Vice President GM Global Propulsion Systems – Europe.
Christian joined Adam Opel AG as an intern during his studies in 1990 before starting as a development engineer in January 1996. He gained extensive engineering and project management experience working for General Motors alliances and joint ventures with Isuzu and Fiat. He led Powertrain integration as well as budget and planning functions within Engineering. From 2005 to 2010 Müller worked in Turin, Italy where he was Global Chief Engineer and Program Manager for multiple engine programs. From 2010 to 2014 he served as Director Development, Calibration & Validation Europe.
Christian Müller was born in Rüsselsheim, Germany in 1969 and received a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Darmstadt University.