Achievements

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      At a young age of 28, Heinz Hermann Thiele had joined his grandfather’s company – Knorr Bremse.

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      He is one of the richest Germans in the world and even though he is 75 now, he has not given up on his dreams.

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      He was awarded the 2015 German-Brazilian Personality of the Year at Brazil in the year 2015 for his outstanding contributions to the technical world as well as for handling several social projects with much success.

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      He was awarded the prestigious “Golden Ring of Honor” by the District of Passau, Germany in the year 2007.

Knorr Bremse was founded by Heinz Hermann Thiele's grandfather, where he starting working at the age of 28.

Heinz Hermann Thiele established Vossloh, the German railroad equipment maker company.

Possessions

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      Heinz Hermann Thiele’s company Knorr-Bremse AG is one of the world’s leading producer and manufacturer of breaking systems for commercial vehicles and rail.

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      He founded German railroad equipment maker Vossloh and holds 40% stake and heads the advisory board now.

Interesting Facts

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      Heinz Hermann Thiele jogs about 100 meters in 10.8 seconds.

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      Whoever is tracking the phenomenon called “Thiele” must also pay attention to his childhood and youth. As a four year old boy, he ran away from the World War II scene with his mother and two siblings and had to keep running away from the problems that had resulted from the same endlessly. “I have thereby learned to survive in tough times,” says Thiele.”

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      Heinz Hermann Thiele likes to spends most of his time in skiing, hiking, animal photography and philanthropic works.

Heinz Hermann Thiele likes to spend his time skiing even at the age of 75.