Changes at BMW Group Corporate Communications

Munich. As part of a realignment of BMW Group
Corporate Communications under the leadership of Maximilian
, responsible for Corporate and Governmental Affairs
and Executive Vice President of BMW AG, a number of personnel and
organisational changes have been made.


Bill McAndrews is now responsible for the main
department Corporate Communications Strategy, Messaging and
Communication Channels. The newly created Editorial Hub, led by
Jörg Kottmeier, previously head of Sports
Communications, is anchored in this main department. Manfred
previously head of Archives, Collection and Classic
Brand Management, is now responsible for the Channel Operations
department and therefore also for Electronic Media. Like Jörg
Kottmeier, he reports to Bill McAndrews.


Alexander Bilgeri is responsible for the main
department Corporate, Product and Innovation Communications. The new
head of Business, Finance and Culture Communications is
Mathias Schmidt, who was previously responsible for
Internal Central Division Communications. Ingo Wirth
takes over as head of MINI and BMW Motorrad Communications, following
on from Markus Sagemann, who now leads Internal
Central Division Communications. Benjamin Titz, who
manages Innovation and Design Communications, is now also responsible
for Motorsport Communications. Mathias Schmidt, Ingo Wirth and
Benjamin Titz all report to Alexander Bilgeri.


Glenn Schmidt, previously head of Business and
Finance Communications, now heads the newly created Market
Communications main department, dealing with communications in all
international markets.


If you have any questions, please contact:


BMW Group Corporate Communications


Max-Morten Borgmann, Business and Finance Communications

Phone: +49 89 382-24118


Mathias Schmidt, Head of Corporate and Culture Communications

Phone: +49 89 382-24544


Media website:



The BMW Group


With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW
Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group production network comprises 30 production and assembly
facilities in 14 countries; the company has a global sales network in
more than 140 countries.


In 2017, the BMW Group sold over 2,463,500 passenger vehicles and
more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the
financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98.678 billion. As of 31 December 2017, the BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 employees.


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