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    Ludanek named Board Member for Technical Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand Tuch leaves company at his own request Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, currently Board Member for Technical Development at the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand, will head Group Quality Assurance...
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    Timing of report clarifying background of diesel emissions issue not affected Before special items Volkswagen anticipates the Operating Result for the Group at the level of the prior year Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft will set a new date for the publication of the annual accounts for fiscal...
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    David Geanacopoulos Named Senior Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Public Policy Herndon, VA – Volkswagen Group of America announced today that it has appointed David Detweiler to serve as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective February 1, 2016. Mr. Detweiler is a...
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    CEO Müller: "Hans Demant coordinated international projects with great foresight" Hans Demant (65), General Representative of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft with responsibility for International Projects, is retiring with effect from February 1, 2016. The CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft...
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    Pooling responsibility for technology, quality, profitability and deadlines  The Volkswagen brand repositioned its organisation for vehicle development at the beginning of the year. Chairman of the Board of Management Dr Herbert Diess emphazises, "We have to ensure that the corporate...
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    Wolfsburg/Herndon, 19 January 2016 – Volkswagen has appointed Hinrich J. Woebcken Head of the North America region effective April 1, 2016. He therefore assumes responsibility for all the activities of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand in the region. The company is thus moving forward with...
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    Michael Ganninger leaves company at his own request Dr. Manfred Döss is to be the new Head of Legal Affairs of the Volkswagen Group. In this function, he succeeds Michael Ganninger, who is leaving the company at his own wish by amicable agreement. The new appointment will take effect from...
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    Initial results of the emissions investigation available Approximately 450 external and internal experts involved in the investigations 100 terabytes of data secured – equivalent to information in approximately 50 million books Volkswagen will have future emissions tests evaluated...
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    Ralf Brandstätter is new Board Member for Procurement Dr. Frank Welsch named Board Member for Development Two new members of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand Board of Management were appointed today. Ralf Brandstätter (47) becomes Board Member for Procurement, Dr. Frank Welsch (51) has been...
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    The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft today appointed Dr. Karlheinz Blessing (58) as the Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for Human Resources and Organization effective January 1, 2016. His contract has a term of five years. Blessing is currently Chairman...
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    Berthold Huber and Hartmut Meine step down from the executive body Upon application by the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Mr. Jörg Hofmann (59), First Chairman of IG Metall, and Mr. Johan Järvklo (42), Representative of the Swedish Metal Workers' Union at Scania, were appointed members of...
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    CEO Matthias Müller temporarily assumes responsibility for Human Resources The member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft with responsibility for Human Resources, Dr. Horst Neumann (66), retires with effect from November 30, 2015. The Supervisory Board expects to name his...
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    CEO Matthias Müller: "We will strictly prioritize all investments and expenditures" Even greater focus on alternative drive technologies and digitalization The Volkswagen Group is aligning investment activity in its Automotive Division with the current situation. The aim is for planned...
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    Herndon, Va. – Dr. Michael Steiner (51), until now Head of Total Vehicle Development/Quality at Porsche, has been appointed Compliance Commissioner at the Volkswagen Group effective as of November 16, 2015. In this function Steiner reports directly to the CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft...
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    Johann Jungwirth (42) has been appointed as Head of the Volkswagen Group's newly-established Digitalization Strategy Department effective November 1, 2015. Jungwirth moved to the Volkswagen Group from the American IT corporation Apple and reports direct to Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen...
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    Dr. Thomas Sedran (51) has been appointed Head of Group Strategy at the Volkswagen Group. He takes up this post with effect from November 1 and will report to the CEO, Matthias Müller. Thomas Sedran was born on October 13, 1964. Sedran holds a Master's degree in business administration from the...
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    Matthias Müller: "Thank you for showing your support for the team!" Tour of e-Golf production demonstrates that Volkswagen continues to stand for innovation and outstanding technology Weil, Müller und Osterloh jointly tour factory Müller: "We will realign Volkswagen: with leaner structures, a...
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    Daimler AG agrees to move of Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs to Volkswagen AG The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG, Hans Dieter Pötsch, has requested the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, to agree to the early termination of the...
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    Accelerated implementation of the efficiency program creates room for reorientation Streamlined processes leverage further cost-saving potential, including cuts in fixed costs Investments to be reduced by 1 billion euros per year compared with planning – combined with prioritization of...
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    Board of Management Chairman Matthias Müller: "Apprentices are a key part of the Volkswagen team." Awards for 45 young talents from 19 countries on 5 continents Apprentices from Audi Brussels and Sitech honored for the first time The Volkswagen Group today presented its "Best Apprentice Awards...
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