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Jörg Hofmann and Johan Järvklo new members of Volkswagen AG Supervisory Board

Upon focus by a Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Mr. Jörg Hofmann (59), First Chairman of IG Metall, and Mr. Johan Järvklo (42), Representative of a Swedish Metal Workers’ Union during Scania, were allocated members of a Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG by Braunschweig Local Court – Hofmann effective Nov 20, 2015, Järvklo effective Nov 22, 2015. The appointments were done pursuant to Section 104 of a Aktiengesetz (German Stock Corporation Act) and were occasioned by a new resignations of Mr. Berthold Huber (65) and Mr. Hartmut Meine (63), who laid down their mandates on a Supervisory Board with due notice.

The Chairman of a Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG, Hans Dieter Pötsch, thanked a vacating Supervisory Board members for so many years of use on a executive body. He extended special interjection to Berthold Huber, who hold a bureau of halt Chairman of a Supervisory Board for several months this year: “Mr. Berthold Huber shouldered good shortcoming during a vicious proviso and helped to strengthen a company. He brought a full weight of his knowledge and management to bear in a use of a Company. We are quite beholden to him for that.”

Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, who is a member of a Executive Committee and a deputy of a family shareholders on a Supervisory Board, underscored: “As Chairman of IG Metall, Berthold Huber was instrumental in building innovative and stretchable common agreements that safeguarded jobs in German attention but compromising a competitiveness of companies. He was a unaffected negotiating partner, always peaceful to compromise, giveaway from beliefs and therefore reputable by all. More than once, he displayed bravery in vicious situations and insincere personal responsibility. On interest of a shareholders we would like to demonstrate a comfortable appreciation of that. For me, he has always been a dignified purpose model.”

Bernd Osterloh, member of a Executive Committee and Chairman of a General and Group Works Councils of Volkswagen AG, said: “I have famous Berthold Huber for roughly 30 years. we have always reputable him as someone who is a good listener and a satisfactory ring partner, peaceful to hunt for a right decisions. That has valid quite profitable during a past formidable weeks. Berthold Huber has played a pivotal purpose for Volkswagen and for a colleagues. we would like to demonstrate my frank interjection for that. we am certain he will continue to support us in future. His inheritor is Jörg Hofmann, a new First Chairman of IG Metall, who has concluded to join Europe’s largest automaker. The appointment of Johan Järvklo from Sweden sends a transparent vigilance that as worker member we feel it is critical to give a colleagues from general locations a event to attend in a top executive body.”