Holger Mandel was born on April 3, 1967, in Frankenberg/Eder, Germany.
He trained as a bank clerk in his home city. Following on from this, he took part in various management programs alongside his professional commitments, completing a master’s degree in management in St. Gallen (MZSG) between 2004 and 2006.
He spent the majority of his career – almost 20 years – in leadership positions at Caterpillar Financial Services and Volvo Financial Services, both in Germany and abroad, including in Brussels. Holger Mandel joined the Volkswagen Group in 2012 as Chairman of the management of MAN Finance International GmbH in Munich and Head of the Truck & Bus division at Volkswagen Financial Services AG in Braunschweig.
From 2015 to 2019, he was Chairman of the management of MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland GmbH.
Holger Mandel became member of the Executive Board for Procurement at MAN Truck & Bus SE in October 2019.