Andre Dietzel Named Head of Communications and Marketing at Volkswagen Motorsport GmbH Share Comments Andre Dietzel (40) is the new Head of Communications and Marketing at Volkswagen Motorsport GmbH. He reports to Volkswagen Motorsport Director Jost Capito and Peter Thul, Head of Brand and Product Communications at Volkswagen AG. Andre Dietzel had already taken over communication for Volkswagen Motorsport GmbH in an acting role on 01 March 2014, and also heads the Marketing and Events division since 01 September. Dietzel has worked as a press officer for Volkswagen’s motorsport subsidiary since 2005. Prior to that, he worked as a journalist, author and PR consultant in the field of motorsport after his studies in sociology and political science.