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BMW Group announces vital changes to Board of Management structure

BMW Group announces vital changes to Board of Management structure

Future hurdles call for new organisation
Draeger conduct of Purchasing and Supplier Network
Diess to conduct RD Division
Robertson obliged for BMW Sales and Marketing and Future Retail
Krüger assumes shortcoming for MINI, Rolls-Royce and Motorrad
Caiña-Andree joins BMW Group Board of Management as Head of Human Resources

Munich. The BMW Group will commence a vital realignment of a Board of Man-agement structure, effective 1 Apr 2012. “The severe doing and excellence of a successful Strategy Number ONE will place even serve final on a association in a future. We need an organization that can hoop a augmenting complexity of a tasks concerned to safeguard that a BMW Group maintains a successful march in a future,” pronounced Dr.-Ing. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of a Board of Management of BMW AG, in Munich on Thursday.

Some of a structures and responsibilities within a Board of Management will be reorganised accordingly: Board of Management members Dr.-Ing. Klaus Draeger, formerly obliged for a RD Division, and Dr.-Ing. Herbert Diess, formerly obliged for a Purchasing and Supplier Network, will switch roles: Diess will assume shortcoming for a RD Division within a Board of Management, and Draeger for a Purchasing Division.

Ian Robertson will be obliged for Marketing and Sales for a BMW code and a BMW M and BMW i sub-brands, as good as a BMW Group placement channels.

Harald Krüger will sojourn a Board of Management member obliged for Human Resources and continue his purpose as work family executive until Jun 30, 2012. In addition, he will conduct a newly-formed multiplication with shortcoming for MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, including a product lines and selling and sales for any area. He will also be in assign of expanding a BMW Group’s aftersales business, that is a pivotal concentration of a company’s Strategy Number ONE.

Effective 1 Jul 2012, Milagros Caiña-Andree will assume shortcoming for a BMW Group Human Resources Division and take on a purpose as work family director. She is now Head of Human Resources in a Transport and Logistics multiplication of a Deutsche Bahn Group and a house member obliged for Human Resources during Schenker AG.

“All BMW AG Board of Management members have achieved their functions excep-tionally good over a past several years. We value executives with a tellurian proceed and a far-reaching operation of imagination who have proven themselves within different areas of a company,” settled Chairman of a Supervisory Board of BMW AG, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Milberg, following a public of a Supervisory Board in Munich on Thursday.

“We are gay to have Ms Caiña-Andree join a BMW Group, as someone who has already been rarely successful in several companies and fields via her career. Ms Caiña-Andree will move endless imagination in operational and vital tellurian resources and crew government to a BMW Group,” combined Professor Milberg.

There will be no changes in a Finance and Production divisions. BMW Group Board of Management members Dr. Friedrich Eichiner and Frank-Peter Arndt will keep shortcoming for their stream divisions.

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The BMW Group is one of a many successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in a universe with a BMW, MINI, Husqvarna Motorcycles and Rolls-Royce brands. As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 25 prolongation and public comforts in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.
In 2011, a BMW Group sole about1.67 million cars and some-more than 113,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for a financial year 2011 was euro 7.38 billion on revenues amounting to euro 68.82 billion. At 31 Dec 2011, a BMW Group had a workforce of approximately 100,000 employees.
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