Dr. Marko Dekena

Executive Vice President, AVL List GmbH, Graz, Austria


Dr. Marko Dekena studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. After receiving his Diploma in 1993, he was part of the Trainee Program of VDMA for Kubota in Osaka, Japan until 1994. From 1994 until 2000 he worked at the Volkswagen Group in Germany as Conferral of Doctorate and Product Manager for the V6 and V8 gasoline engines at Audi AG. From 2000 until 2005 he was Assistant to the Executive Board at MAN B&W Diesel AG, followed by another five years as Head of Engines and Components Sales at MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG in Germany. Since 2010 Dr. Marko Dekena has been Executive Vice President in Global Business Development at the AVL List GmbH and is responsible for Sales and International Operations in the field of Powertrain Systems. Dr. Dekena is the host at the AVL Large Engine Tech Days as well as Vice President for the “Technical Program” at CIMAC.