Friedrichshafen – Christoph Horn (48), Head of Global Communications Mercedes-Benz Cars for eight years, will become the new Head of Communications of ZF. At the beginning of September 2015, he will succeed Matthias Lenz, who left the company in May after 16 successful years. Christoph Horn will report directly to ZF CEO Stefan Sommer.
Christoph Horn has worked at Daimler since 2002, since 2007 in a management role as Head of Global Communications Mercedes-Benz Cars. He was born in Düsseldorf and grew up in the Rhineland region, in Belgium, and in the USA. Before he changed to the then DaimlerChrysler AG, he worked for Ford, General Motors, and Opel. He is married and has three sons.