“CO2 emissions are becoming an issue in the non-road sector”
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The construction machine industry is subject to strong changes due to cost pressure and legal requirements. ATZoffhighway spoke to Dr. Marko Dekena, Executive Vice President at AVL, at the company site in Graz about trends and challenges in the field of construction machines.
Dr.-Ing. Marko Dekena was born in 1969 and studied Mechanical Engineering at TU Munich. After graduating, he completed a trainee programme at Kubota in Japan. He completed his doctorate in 1998 at RWTH Aachen University. He began his professional career as a Product Manager at Audi in Ingolstadt. In 2000, he joined MAN in Augsburg as Assistant to the Board of Management. In 2005, he became Head of Sales for the Vehicle and Industrial Engines divisions at MAN Nutzfahrzeuge in Nuremberg. Since 2010, he has been Executive Vice President at AVL List GmbH in Graz, where he is responsible for Global Business Development, Sales and International Operations, Commercial Powertrain Systems and Large Engines.