Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold studied law and economics at the universities of Munich, Geneva, London, Heidelberg and Mainz. From 1995 to 2003, he was member of the Daimler AG Board of Management and CEO of Daimler Services AG.
Since 2011, he holds the position as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TUI AG, Germany, and is member of several Supervisory and Advisory Boards in Germany and abroad, including such companies as Continental AG (Hannover), Ernst & Young (London), Alstom S.A. (Paris) and Baiterek NMH (Astana/Kazakhstan). He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild GmbH in Frankfurt. From 2000 until 2010, he was Chairman of the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations. In 2003, he founded Mangold Consulting GmbH, based in Stuttgart.
Since 2015, Prof. Mangold is the Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Moreover, he is Commander of the Legion of Honour (France) and Honorary Senator of the University of Freiburg.