Dirk Engehausen was previously a naval officer before starting his career at LEGO GmbH in 1994. After holding positions in sales and marketing, he became Managing Director for Central and Southern Europe since 2004. In 2012, he advanced to become the company’s Head of European Operations and thus became a member of the LEGO Group’s corporate management team. After a foray into the consumer goods sector as the Sales Director at Tchibo GmbH, he returned to the toy sector as CEO of the Schleich Group in early 2015.
In his current position, Dirk is primarily responsible for the marketing, strategic business development, North American sales, HR, quality management, technology, master data and project & innovation management departments.