Dr. Joerg Pohlman, born in 1963, was appointed to the Executive Board of the ARRI Group in Munich, Germany, in October 2014. In this position, he is responsible for the operative business of the globally active motion picture media technology company, employing around 1,500 staff worldwide. Prior to joining ARRI, he was one of two Managing Directors of SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, a newly founded joint venture between the BMW Group and the SGL Group with production facilities in the USA and Germany. From 1997 to 2010, he held various management positions within the BMW Group. Joerg Pohlman is a board member of the International Trade Association for Broadcast & Media Technology (IABM). He studied law in both Germany (University of Passau, Freiburg im Breisgau, Bonn) and the US (George Washington University). In 1998, he received a doctorate degree from Humboldt University Berlin. From 1994 to 1997, he worked as an attorney in Washington, DC.