Markus Duesmann to be new Audi CEO

source: Audi AG

  • Duesmann to succeed Bram Schot on April 1, 2020
  • Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Diess: “Markus Duesmann will do everything in his power to leverage the great potential of the Audi brand” / “Thank you to Bram Schot for his very successful work in a critical phase”
  • Chairman of the General Works Council Mosch: “We expect courage to take the lead through technology” / “Bram Schot started the cultural change at Audi”

Markus Duesmann will become the new CEO of Audi on April 1, 2020. The 50-year-old mechanical engineer will succeed Bram Schot, who has held the position since June 2018. Duesmann has been active in the automotive industry for almost three decades, most recently as Board of Management Member for Purchasing at BMW. Bram Schot, 58, will leave the Group at the end of March by best mutual agreement.