Audi Realigns Its Technical Development Division

source: Audi AG

  • CEO Markus Duesmann takes over additional Board of Management responsibility for Technical Development
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board Herbert Diess: “We thank Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler for 34 years of successful work at the Volkswagen Group.”
  • Chairman of the General Works Council Peter Mosch: “The next steps are a matter for the boss: accelerating processes and modernizing structures in an employee-friendly manner.”

CEO Markus Duesmann is also Head of Technical Development at Audi with immediate effect. Nearly three months after becoming Chairman of the Board of Management, the Supervisory Board on Thursday additionally entrusted him with responsibility for Technical Development at AUDI AG. Duesmann will realign the premium brand’s development division with a special focus on process quality. He will be supported by a Chief Operating Officer, who will coordinate the day-to-day business of the development engineers, and a Chief Transition Architect, who will organize the realignment of the Technical development at Audi. Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler is leaving the company at his own request.