Dieter Zetsche is a German engineer, businessperson, and former chief executive officer born on May 5, 1953, in Istanbul. He holds German citizenship and is known by the nickname "Dr. Z". Zetsche has held various occupations, including engineering, business, and as a merchant. He has also served as the CEO of several companies, including Daimler AG, TUI Group, Daimler Company, and Mercedes-Benz Group. However, he is now the former CEO of Mercedes-Benz Group.
Zetsche received his education from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Paderborn University.