Bernhard Mattes (American Chamber of Commerce in Germany)


Bernhard Mattes has been President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany (AmCham Germany) since June 2013. He joined AmCham Germany’s Board of Directors in 2004 and has been a Member of the Executive Committee since 2007. From 2002 to 2016, Mr. Mattes was Chairman of the Management Board of Ford-Werke GmbH, until becoming a Member of the Supervisory Board in January 2017. Over the course of his extensive career in the automotive industry, he has held various management positions in sales, marketing and dealer operations with both Ford-Werke GmbH and BMW AG. Mr. Mattes holds a degree in Economics (Business Administration) from the University of Hohenheim and currently resides in Cologne, Germany.