Volkswagen Group adds board-level post for China as part of major management restructuring

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As part of an extensive structural and management realignment, the Volkswagen Group is adding a new Board of Management function for China, emphasizing the significance of the largest sales market in the world. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, currently Group Board of Management member with responsibility for Commercial Vehicles, will head the new function.

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Volkswagen Group appoints new heads of Global R&D, Group Design, Group Product and Modular Toolkit Strategy

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He was appointed Board Member for Engineering at Bentley in 2003 before taking over as Managing Director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry in 2012. Mauer studied vehicle design and began his career at Mercedes-Benz in 1986, holding various functions until 2000, including design responsibility for the A-Class, SLK and SL models as well as Smart design. Thomas holds an engineering degree and has been with the Volkswagen Group for 35 years.

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VW Group restructuring in response to emissions testing scandal; greater focus on the modular toolkits; Klinger out, Horn stays

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Following its appointment of Matthias Müller as the new CEO of the Group ( earlier post ), the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG approved a new management structure for the Group and the brands as well as for the North America region. Vahland’s successor as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Škoda will be Bernhard Maier, until now Board Member for Sales and Marketing of Porsche AG. New Group functions for efficiency and future-oriented fields.

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Asia India China Europe Americas en Español em Português Login/Register to set your edition Set my edition Todays Paper Video Columns Blogs Graphics Journal Community Register for FREE Register for FREE Thank you for registering. An account already exists for the email address entered. But it will take to the streets of Manhattan on Tuesday to show off a prototype of the vehicle, called PUMA, for Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility.

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