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• Dr. Herbert Diess to take over as Chairman of Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand
The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has unanimously allocated Dr. Herbert Diess (56) as a full member of a Board of Management of Volkswagen AG effective Oct 1, 2015. In his ability as a member of a Group Board of Management, Diess will take over as Chairman of a Volkswagen Passenger Cars code from Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, who stays Chairman of a Group Board of Management.
In a context of this appointment a new duty of “Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Passenger Cars” is to be set adult in a Group Board of Management. Diess is now a Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG obliged for Development. “With Herbert Diess we will be welcoming an superb celebrity and one of a many able minds in a automotive attention to a Company. At a same time, this step puts a executive government of both a Group and a code on an even broader footing”, Winterkorn commented.