“Thomas Owsianski is an concurred sales consultant and good proficient with China, creation him a best choice to continue a Audi success story in China,” says Board Member for Finance Alexander Seitz, who from Sep 1, 2018 will also be presumption shortcoming on a Board of Management of AUDI AG for a vital expansion of a China business. “We would like to appreciate Joachim Wedler for carrying energetically promoted Audi’s expansion arena in a biggest sales market. We will still be means to pull on Joachim Wedler’s imagination until a final quarter. We are quite beholden to him for that.”
From 2014 to 2016, Thomas Owsianski was Executive Director during SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. with shortcoming for Sales and Marketing for a Skoda brand. Prior to that Owsianski, who hails from Lower Saxony, Germany, hold comparison positions in Sales and Marketing in Europe and a United States, including during Ford Motor Company and General Motors. Owsianski assimilated a Volkswagen Group in 2012 as Head of Global Marketing for Skoda.
Joachim Wedler took over as President of Audi China in 2015. In 2017 and again in a initial half of 2018, Audi sales total reached new record levels in China. As a highest-ranking deputy of AUDI AG in China, Wedler has been instrumental in advancing a brand’s two-partner strategy. Together with a partners of a Four Rings, he has tangible a parameters for a designed team-work with SAIC and stretched a successful partnership with FAW. The agreements reached embody some-more than doubling a Audi product portfolio in China over a entrance years, along with a localization of 7 new SUV versions and 5 new appetite vehicles.