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BMW Motorrad Development underneath new leadership.

Munich. Effective 1 Aug 2019, Christof Lischka
(48) will take over as conduct of BMW Motorrad Development. The
automatic operative succeeds Karl Viktor Schaller, who is retiring
after 5 years as conduct of Development during BMW Motorrad.

“BMW Motorrad has shown an forlorn product descent in recent
years. We would like to appreciate Karl Viktor Schaller for his important
grant to realising a motorcycle expansion strategy,” commented
Markus Schramm, conduct of BMW Motorrad. “We are assured Christof
Lischka will continue a successful product development. He brings a
resources of knowledge in car growth and will be a valuable
further to BMW Motorrad.”

Christof Lischka has hold several growth positions during a BMW
Group over a past 20 years. Most recently, he was obliged for
“Requirements, Concepts and Integration” in a Driving Dynamics
division. In presumption growth shortcoming for BMW Motorrad,
Lischka is posterior his long-standing passion for two-wheeled
vehicles. At only 8 years of age, he competed in BMX races. He
after changed on to motocross and enduro, where he achieved many
successes, including winning a “Accept No Limits” and finishing
runner-up in a “Master of Dirt” competitions. In 2003 and 2018,
Lischka also renowned himself as a finisher in a extremely
perfectionist “Roof of Africa” rally.

“As a ardent enduro and travel motorcycle rider, I’m looking
brazen to building on a successes of a rarely motivated
growth group so distant and providing critical procedure for a next
era of BMW motorcycles,” Lischka pronounced of his new role.


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