Gerhard Pegam founded Gpa Consulting GmbH. Currently, he is Managing Director at this company.
He is also on the board of Schaffner Holding AG, OC Oerlikon Corp. AG and OC Oerlikon Management AG.
In the past he occupied the position of Director-Product Marketing at Siemens AG, Executive Officer for TDK Corp. and President & Chief Executive Officer at TDK Electronics AG (a subsidiary of TDK Corp.), Director-Capacitors Division at Siemens Matsushita Components GmbH & Co KG and Member-Management Board at Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.
He received an undergraduate degree from Hoehere Technische Lehranstalt.