Sascha Ricanek

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Angestellt, Vice President ZF Race Engineering & Managing Director ZF Race Engineering GmbH, ZF Friedrichhafen AG, Standort Schweinfurt

Schweinfurt, Germany

About me

That´s me: Entrepreneur in a global Group! - Acting Glocal - Knowledge is based on experience - Better 10 steps fwd incl 1 mistake than step by step - Learning is experience - Mistake means learning - Acting w/ youngsters, open minded freshers, crazy newcomers injecting them w/ experience from the seniors


Business Development
Organisational Development
Sales Management
Start Up Management
Ramp Up Management
Greenfield Management
Post Merger Integration Management - PMI
Strategy Management
Business Development abroad
B2B Business
Customer marketing
Product Management
Product-Life-Cycle Management
Technical project management


Professional experience for Sascha Ricanek

  • Current 2 years and 4 months, since Nov 2020

    Vice President ZF Race Engineering & Managing Director ZF Race Engineering GmbH

    ZF Friedrichhafen AG, Standort Schweinfurt

  • 1 year and 2 months, Sep 2019 - Oct 2020

    Head of Product Planning & Life Cycle Management HDT & Bus

    Daimler AG - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation

  • 2 years and 8 months, Jan 2017 - Aug 2019


    Daimler AG - Daimler Commercial Vehicles Thailand Ltd

  • 4 years and 8 months, May 2012 - Dec 2016

    General Manager - Product Engineering Buses

    Daimler AG - Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt.Ltd.

    Conept Study / Development / Prototyping / Testing / Homologation / Series Management of Entire Front & Rear Engine Buses; Ramp Up of organization (People/Structure/Processes) from "0" to "Series"; Local deliverables to be managed in a global network

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jun 2010 - Apr 2012

    Guest Lecturer

    Masaryk Universität in Brünn / Universität of West Bohemia in Pilsen

    Guest Lecturer (Gastdozent) für „Business Activities in the Automotive Industry“

  • 5 years and 3 months, Feb 2007 - Apr 2012

    Head of MBtech electronic solutions Bohemia

    Daimler AG - MBtech Bohemia s.r.o.

    since 06/2009 Local head of EE; Competence Centers in Plzn/Prag/Mlada Boleslav: Model Based Software Development; Hardware Development; Wiring Harness; Software Verification; HiL Testing till 05/2009 Post Merger Integration Manager und Head of Division Operations & Divisional Controlling at MB-technology GmbH (Sindelfingen)

  • 7 months, Aug 2006 - Feb 2007


    Detlef Krajak GmbH & Co.KG

    Interims Management for the move to a high end location and 200% increase of customer base

  • 2 years, Aug 2004 - Jul 2006

    ppa. Director Business Development & Organisation

    Daimler AG - Micron Electronic Devices AG

    Responsible for all Sub Companies (3 in Germany) and to set up Sub Company in Xian (China). Commercial Head of Division Systems Engineering.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jan 2003 - Jul 2004

    Managing Director

    Jura Golf Park GmbH

  • 1 year, Jan 2002 - Dec 2002

    Event Organizer Motorsports

    Daimler AG

Educational background for Sascha Ricanek

  • 3 years and 5 months, Oct 1999 - Feb 2003

    Business Administration

    University of Applied Sience Remagen, RheinAhrCampus (RAC)

  • 1 year and 10 months, Sep 1996 - Jun 1998

    Wholesale and Foreign Trade Merchant

    Vocational college Waldshut


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Dutch

    First language


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