Klaus Zellmer is a graduate economist.
He has been with Porsche AG for 23 years.
He began his professional career in 1994 as a research assistant to Professor Willi Diez at Institut für Automobilwirtschaft (IFA) in Nürtingen.
In 1997, Zellmer started at Porsche AG as assistant to the board. In January 1999, he moved to sales network development at Porsche of France, and joined Porsche AG in Stuttgart as Regional Manager North America in June of the same year. In 2000, Klaus Zellmer relocated to Leipzig to serve as Project Manager Marketing and Distribution at Porsche AG, and was appointed the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing in 2002.
In 2007, he was named Head of Marketing at Porsche Germany in Bietigheim. Three years later, he became CEO of Porsche Germany.
Klaus Zellmer was appointed President & CEO of Porsche Cars North America in Atlanta, USA, in 2015.