Dr. h.c. Thomas Faustmann

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Thomas Faustmann, Dipl Ing., was innate in Peine (Lower Saxony) on Sep 30, 1962. He is married and has 4 children.

After an tutelage as a foundry dilettante during a Peine and Salzgitter Steel Works and graduating in automatic engineering during a University of Hannover, Dr. h.c. Thomas Faustmann began his career in 1991 as a prolongation planner during a Salzgitter plant of Volkswagen AG.

As of 1992, he worked in formulation in Wolfsburg. In 1995, he was done Head of Planning for Engine Manufacturing during a Chemnitz plant. In 1998, he returned to a Salzgitter plant, where he hold several government positions, a final of that was Head of a Engine R5/V/W Product Center.

In 2002, Faustmann changed to AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft., during initial as Head of Production, and from 2004 onwards he was Chairman of a Management there. At a same time, Faustmann was Head of Engine and Transmission Planning in Ingolstadt. Under his leadership, a engine plant in Győr, Hungary, became a biggest in a world. In addition, automobile prolongation during Audi Hungaria was grown into prolongation with a full sequence of prolongation in 2013. Meanwhile, 4 models expostulate off a public lines there – totally constructed in Győr.

Since Apr 2016, Dr. h.c. Thomas Faustmann has been Head of a Pre-Series Center during AUDI AG. This is where Audi builds judgment cars, prototypes and pre-series vehicles. The charge of a Pre-Series Center is to yield a Technical Development multiplication with initial element for contrast and assessment, while ensuring a car’s series-production feasibility. For this purpose, a cars are constructed probably and physically underneath conditions tighten to array production, and are afterwards analyzed. A pivotal aspect is a really tighten partnership between growth and production. The Audi Pre-Series Center is benefaction during all of a Audi Group’s worldwide prolongation plants when new models go into production, and is henceforth determined during a plants in Ingolstadt, Neckarsulm, Győr (Hungary), Brussels (Belgium), Beijing (China) and San José Chiapa (Mexico).

In 2007, Dr. h.c. Thomas Faustmann perceived a Order of Merit of a Republic of Hungary in approval of his work for a growth of a Hungarian automotive industry. In 2014, Széchenyi István University of Győr awarded him an titular doctorate for graduation of systematic team-work between a University and AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft.

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