Jochen Goller allocated as new President and CEO of BMW Group Region China

Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Munich/Beijing. BMW Group currently announced that Jochen
Goller (51) will take over a position of President and CEO of BMW
Group Region China with outcome from 1 March 2018. He succeeds Olaf
Kastner (62), who has overseen a company’s successful expansion in
China over a final 8 years. Olaf Kastner will continue to support
a BMW Group on overarching issues in China.


“The BMW Group has grown hugely and achieved good success in
China over a past decade, together with a Joint Venture partner
Brilliance Group. We are beholden to Olaf Kastner for his contribution
during his reign over a past 8 years,” commented Harald Krüger,
Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG. “We are assured that
Jochen Goller will continue a successful expansion as he takes
assign of running operations in a BMW Group’s largest market
worldwide. He has poignant believe and knowledge of China and
has demonstrated long-standing loyalty and joining to the
market, that are a best prerequisites to take a operations in
China to a subsequent level.”


Jochen Goller assimilated a BMW Group in 1999 and gained valuable
insights into a Chinese marketplace from 2004 – 2009, when he was the
company’s Head of Marketing in a country. From 2009 – 2015, he led
a MINI business firstly in a UK and afterwards globally. He subsequently
returned to a fast-moving Chinese marketplace in 2015, to manage sales
and selling as Senior Vice President of a BMW Brilliance
Automotive Joint Venture. In his new position from 1 Mar 2018,
Jochen Goller will be obliged for a BMW Group business in
Greater China, including coordination with a Joint Venture.


Olaf Kastner led a China Joint Venture operations for 6 years and
a business of a BMW Group Region China over a final dual years.
Kastner’s poignant grant to China has been celebrated by the
supervision with a “Permanent Resident Permit”.


He is handing over a clever business and a proven team. The BMW Group
has a long-term joining to a Chinese market. Since 2009, the
association has built state-of-the-art prolongation comforts in Shenyang.
Sales of BMW and MINI cars in a initial 11 months of this year reached
a new high of 542,362 units. With a clever brands, plain dealer
network and a sum of 16 new products to be launched in 2018, a BMW
Group strives to continue a success in China. With a far-reaching operation of
RD activities and endless internal production, a association is set
for destiny expansion and a stability grant to a internal market.


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