Volkswagen Group continues the administration reshuffle with three new modifications on the high of Skoda, TRATON, and VW Industrial Automobiles.
In a quite shocking transfer, Skoda introduced Bernhard Maier is stepping down as Chairman of the Board of Administrators on July 31, after nearly 5 years of main the Czech firm. Skoda didn’t present a cause for Maier’s departure, however stated his successor will probably be elected in accordance with Czech legislation and introduced on the firm’s first board assembly in August.
A former BMW and Porsche government, Bernhard Maier was at Skoda’s helm throughout one of its most successful periods in its history.
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On July 7, VW Group additionally introduced that Traton CEO Andreas Renschler will probably be leaving the Board of Administration of Volkswagen AG and the Board of Administration of Traton SE on July 15.
“Mr. Renschler is leaving the corporate by greatest mutual consent. This was introduced by the corporate on Tuesday in Wolfsburg. Mr. Renschler’s successor as Chairman of the Board of Administration of TRATON will probably be Matthias Gründler, who was Chief Monetary Officer of the corporate till Could 2018,” VW stated in a brief assertion. TRATON Group is a holding firm that features the MAN, Scania, and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus manufacturers.
Andreas Renschler turned TRATON CEO in 2015 and oversaw the corporate’s profitable IPO in Frankfurt and Stockholm final yr.
That’s not all, because the German automotive large additionally introduced modifications on the high of its Volkswagen Industrial Automobiles subsidiary on July 7. Thomas Sedran, the present Chairman of the Board of Administration at Volkswagen Industrial Automobiles, will probably be stepping down on September 1 to get replaced by Carsten Intra. After that date, Sedran will head up administration of economic automobile and engineering belongings inside the Volkswagen Group, reporting on to Board of Administration member answerable for HR, Gunnar Kilian.
Thomas Sedran oversaw the cooperation with Ford on commercial vehicles and performed an essential position within the growth of the VW ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo electrical vans.
These newest administration modifications come not lengthy after the VW Group diminished the obligations of its CEO Herbert Diess by handing the leadership of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars core brand to Ralf Brandstätter.