Dr. Manfred Döss is new Head of Group Legal Affairs

Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada


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• Michael Ganninger leaves association during his possess request

Dr. Manfred Döss is to be a new Head of Legal Affairs of a Volkswagen Group. In this function, he succeeds Michael Ganninger, who is withdrawal a association during his possess wish by gentle agreement. The new appointment will take outcome from Jan 1, 2016. Döss is Head of a Legal Department and, from 2016, is to be Executive Board member obliged for authorised affairs and compliance, of Porsche Automobil Holding SE. He will reason a dual functions simultaneously.

The Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller, said: “In a 20 years that Michael Ganninger has worked for Volkswagen, including 14 years as Head of Legal Affairs, Volkswagen could always build on his authorised imagination and his superb dedication. Special interjection are due to him for his substantial fasten over a past few months during that a diesel emanate was a prevalent subject and we were means to rest on his dilettante competence.”

Dr. Manfred Döss (57) binds a doctorate in law. He hold positions as Head of a Legal Department of MG Technologies from 1996 to 2004 and RWE AG from 2005 to 2013. In 2013, Döss assimilated Porsche Automobil Holding SE, also as Head of a Legal Department; during a same time, he became General Representative. In December, he was allocated Executive Board member obliged for authorised affairs and correspondence of Porsche Automobil Holding SE, effective Jan 1, 2016.

Following a second state hearing in law, Michael Ganninger (54) was primarily a open prosecutor in Brunswick from 1991, followed by an appointment as a decider of Brunswick Regional Court, before fasten Volkswagen in 1995. He became Head of Legal Affairs in 2002.

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