Changes in a Board of Management during the

Posted on 10. Dec, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada


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• Ralf Brandstätter is new Board Member for Procurement
• Dr. Frank Welsch named Board Member for Development

Two new members of a Volkswagen Passenger Cars code Board of Management were allocated today. Ralf Brandstätter (47) becomes Board Member for Procurement, Dr. Frank Welsch (51) has been named Board Member for Development. Both news to a CEO of a Volkswagen brand, Dr. Herbert Diess. The changes take outcome immediately.

In his new position Brandstätter succeeds Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, who hold a code Board of Management post in serve to his duty as Member of a Group Board of Management with shortcoming for Procurement. In future, Garcia Sanz will manipulate a systematic estimate of a diesel emanate alongside his purpose as a Group Board Member for Procurement. Welsch succeeds Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neußer, who is accessible to take on other responsibilities in a company.

The CEO of a Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, Dr. Herbert Diess, said: “I am looking brazen to operative with Mr. Brandstätter and Dr. Welsch on a Volkswagen code Board of Management team. With their superb blurb and technical cunning and their proven government skills they fit in good with a group and will strengthen Volkswagen utterly significantly. They will play a wilful purpose in holding a Volkswagen code serve forward.”

Ralf Brandstätter was innate in Brunswick on Sep 8, 1968. He binds a grade in industrial engineering and assimilated a Volkswagen Group in 1993. Following positions in general plan steering in a buying division, as an partner to a Board of Management in a General Secretariat and as conduct of procurement, inter alia for Group powertrain components and as plan manager for new car projects, he was allocated conduct of buying during SEAT in 2005. He became a member of a SEAT Executive Committee obliged for Purchasing in 2008. Brandstätter was named Head of Group Procurement Exterieur in 2010. He has been Head of Purchasing New Product Launches given 2012 and a General Representative of Volkswagen AG given Oct 2015.

Dr. Frank Welsch was innate in perfume on Jul 8, 1964. He binds a PhD in automatic engineering and began his career in 1994 as plan manager for car concepts during Volkswagen Group Research. He hold several government posts between 1998 and 2009: he led a bodywork growth team, afterwards headed physique structure development, subsequently presumption altogether shortcoming for physique growth during a Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. Welsch changed to Shanghai Volkswagen in 2009 as executive of product development. In 2011 he took assign of bodywork, apparatus and reserve growth during a Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. He has been a Member of a Board of Management for Technical Development and Design during ŠKODA Auto given 2012.

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