Grasshoff, Herbert was born on October 29, 1941 in Braunschweig, Germany. Son of Herbert and Ursula (Nose) G. M. Mechanical Engineering, Integrated University of Hesse, 1964. Maintenance engineer Akzo, Kassel, West Germany, 1964-1970.
Technical director SANCAK TUL Ltd., Istanbul, Turkey, 1970-1975. Project engineer Krauss-Maffei Austria, Linz, 1976-1980. Product manager Cosa Company, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1980-1985.
Far East delegate Krauss Maffei, Hong Kong, 1985-1986. Division manager Rieckermann Thailand, Bangkok, since 1987.