Dirk Gorges studied mechanical engineering and management at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He began his career two decades ago with the Freudenberg Group, where he held various management positions in the research and development department and business units. In 2003, he joined Dürr Systems GmbH as Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of the global paint business. Further positions were 2015 DMG Mori Management AG, Winterthur, as Chief Operating Officer; 2017 Eisenmann, Holzgerlingen, as Senior Vice President.
In 2019 he returned to Dürr Systems AG as Senior Vice President Sales of the Paint and Final Assembly Systems business unit with responsibility for worldwide sales.