VW chief Diess is the leadership of the core brand - the Co-managing Director takes over | business

As of the Supervisory Board of VW on Monday announced that it is Herbert Diess no longer head of the core brand. The 61-Year-old remains VW group boss. Herber

VW chief Diess is the leadership of the core brand - the Co-managing Director takes over | business

As of the Supervisory Board of VW on Monday announced that it is Herbert Diess no longer head of the core brand. The 61-Year-old remains VW group boss.

Herbert Diess is no longer head of the core-mark at VW . It will replace the 61-Year-old of the previous Co-managing Director Ralf Brandstätter . This can better on the line of the Volkswagen group focus.

Wolfsburg Herbert Diess , the head of the Volkswagen group , is no longer at the top of the core-mark . As the Board of Directors of Volkswagen announced after a special session on Monday, reports Diess to the management of the core brand to the previous Co-managing Director of Ralf Brandstätter . This was last advised due to technology problems in the criticism and is obtained by these measures are "more free space for his work as group chief Executive ". As Chairman of the Board of management, he was also the brand with the VW Logo responsible.

VW: This is the leadership of the core brand - Brandstätter

care in the Future This is primarily in charge of the entire Volkswagen group . The 61 have called-Year-old but the "overall responsibility for the Volkswagen passenger Cars, as well as the brand of group volume" inherent in it. "The aim of a stronger focus on the respective tasks at the top of the group and the brand in the current phase of Transformation of the automotive industry."

pump had been directed to important areas of day-to-day business at the VW core brand . Starting next month, the former "Chief Operating Officer" is alone at the top. "He has already led in the past two years, Volkswagen as COO, successfully and Transformation and is a key role in shaping," said Diess, was in personal Union also for the core division is responsible. The last technique had here and the communication heaped problems.

+ Follows on Herbert Diess as to the top of the core brand of the Volkswagen: Ralf Brandstätter.©dpa / Swen Pförtner

VW: criticism from the workforce and the works Council took - Brandstätter, instead of Porsche chief flower

pressure on This , came in the summer of 2015 BMW VW , has increased in the past few weeks. Especially from the workforce and from the works Council criticism of the leadership of This was again and again to hear. He had the continuing difficulties in the production of the Golf 8, and the new E-car ID.3 for the chief thing and more of a presence in the production show. First of all, there had been speculation that Porsche chief Oliver flower could be changing as the new head of the core brand to Wolfsburg and, in turn, from the former Skoda chief Bernhard Maier replaced. Now it was, however, in Wolfsburg, very experienced pump .

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Updated Date: 08 June 2020, 14:33

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