Dr. Karlheinz Blessing allocated Volkswagen Group Board Member for Human Resources

Posted on 10. Dec, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada

The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft now allocated Dr. Karlheinz Blessing (58) as a Member of a Board of Management with shortcoming for Human Resources and Organization effective Jan 1, 2016. His agreement has a tenure of 5 years. Blessing is now Chairman and Member of a Board of Management of Dillinger Hütte and DHS – Dillinger Hütte Saarstahl as good as Saarstahl AG. In his new function, Blessing succeeds Dr. Horst Neumann (66), who late on Nov 30. The CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller, temporarily insincere shortcoming for Human Resources and Organization during a inserted period.

“I am really gratified to be fasten a Board of Management group during Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft”, Blessing pronounced following a proclamation of his appointment. “Volkswagen employees can be unapproachable of a success story they have created together over a years, and of their joining and skill. This feat contingency now be continued. we am assured we will attain and that Volkswagen has a good future. we will do all in my energy to move that about.”

The Chairman of a Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Hans Dieter Pötsch, underscored: “Dr. Blessing is a authority of good entrepreneurial and amicable competence. As a labor executive and authority in a steel attention he has impressively demonstrated that a improved business resolution and larger amicable integrity do indeed make a good match. Dr. Blessing takes adult a position of Board Member for Human Resources during a formidable time. His prior posts attest to his ability to master such situations intensely well. We are therefore assured a tasks that distortion forward are in really protected hands.”

Bernd Osterloh, Member of a Supervisory Board’s Executive Committee and Chairman of a Group Works Council, commented: “At a conduct of a steel attention in Saarland, Karlheinz Blessing has shown a clarity of shortcoming and amicable probity even in formidable mercantile situations. He is a manager who knows his possess mind and has shouldered corporate responsibility. We are resolutely assured that Karlheinz Blessing will make a profitable grant to a Group and code Board of Management in mastering a benefaction formidable conditions in a suggestion of a Volkswagen element that mercantile potency and secure jobs are corporate goals of equal ranking.”

Dr. Karlheinz Blessing was innate May 12, 1957 in Eislingen/Fils (Baden-Württemberg). He complicated business administration and economics during a University of Konstanz and warranted a grade in economics (Diplom-Volkswirt). Following successive postgraduate studies in government sciences, he finished his doctoral work in 1984 for a Doctor of Social and Economic Sciences (Dr. rer. soc.) degree. In 1984 Dr. Blessing began his career in a IG Metall Board of Management administration office, where he became Director of a Organization dialect in a Board of Management of IG Metall in 1986 and was given shortcoming for coordinating a Board’s duties. From 1991 to 1993, he was General Secretary of a Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).

In 1994 Blessing was allocated labor executive and a member of a Board of Management of AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke as good as a member of a Board of Management of Holding DHS – Dillinger Hütte Saarstahl AG. In 2011 a Supervisory Board named him Chairman and Member of a Board of Management of Dillinger Hütte as good as of DHS – Dillinger Hütte Saarstahl AG. In 2007 a Supervisory Board of Saarstahl AG allocated Dr. Blessing as labor executive and Board Member for Human Resources for Saarstahl AG. Since 2011, Dr. Blessing has been obliged for a Saarschmiede multiplication in a Board of Management of Saarstahl AG. In 2012 he was allocated as new Chairman of a Board of Management of Saarstahl AG for a five-year term. Blessing is also among a executives of SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar.

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