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The Volkswagen Group of America has announced the Dr. Christian Dahlheim has been named as the President and CEO of VW Credit, Inc. Bringing with him over 18 years of experience, Dr. Dahlheim is being promoted from his current role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for VW Credit, Inc and has been with Volkswagen Financial Services since 2005. Dr. Dahlheim has held many roles within the fields of engineering, consulting, financial services and automotive at Volkswagen, and holds a Ph.D. from the European Business School in Economics, an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, and a Master’s Degree from Technische Universität München in Physics.
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Herndon, VA (July 30, 2014) – Volkswagen Group of America today announced that Dr. Christian Dahlheim has been named as President and CEO of VW Credit, Inc.
In this role, Dr. Dahlheim will oversee all functions of VW Credit, Inc., the captive finance company which services Volkswagen, Audi and Ducati customers, authorized automotive dealers and their affiliated stores as Volkswagen Credit and Audi Financial Services. Dr. Dahlheim, 45, takes on this position with over 18 years of finance and leadership experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for VW Credit, Inc. Dr. Dahlheim joined Volkswagen Financial Services AG in 2005.
Prior to his current role, Dr. Dahlheim was the Regional Manager, Europe & International, for Volkswagen Financial Services AG, responsible for the Financial Services businesses of the VW Group in Europe and selected overseas markets. Dr. Dahlheim has held various positions of increased responsibilities in the fields of engineering, consulting, financial services and automotive.
Dr. Dahlheim holds a Ph.D. from the European Business School in Economics, an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, and a Master’s Degree from Technische Universität München in Physics.