Porsche Supervisory Board Appoints Dr. Oliver Blume as Chairman of a Executive Board of Porsche AG
September 30, 2015
Detlev von Platen named Executive Board member for Sales and Marketing
Atlanta, Georgia. The Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG allocated Dr. Oliver Blume as new Chairman of a Porsche AG Executive Board in a assembly now in Stuttgart, Germany. Currently a member of a Executive Board obliged for Production and Logistics, Dr. Blume assumes his new purpose effective Oct 1, 2015. He succeeds Matthias Mueller who became Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen AG on Sep 25, 2015. Lutz Meschke, Executive Board member obliged for Finance, was allocated as Mr. Blume’s deputy.
The Porsche Supervisory Board now also named Detlev von Platen as new member of a Porsche Executive Board for Sales and Marketing, effective Nov 1, 2015. In this position, he succeeds Bernhard Maier who takes on a new purpose as Chairman of a Skoda Board of Management in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic. Mr. von Platen now serves as President and Chief Executive Officer during Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) in Atlanta, a position he has hold given Apr 2008. His inheritor will be announced in a nearby future.
Under von Platen’s care Porsche significantly stretched a marketplace participation in a United States. New automobile deliveries scarcely doubled from 26,000 units in 2008 to over 47,000 units in 2014. Earlier this year, a association non-stop a new $100 million Porsche Experience Center and domicile in Atlanta, a largest investment ever for a sports automobile manufacturer outward Germany. The facility, an industry-first in North America, is finish with a motorist growth lane and state-of-the-art business center. A second Porsche Experience Center is due to open in Los Angeles in late 2016.
Mr. von Platen assimilated Porsche in 1997 as conduct of a French auxiliary Porsche France.
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Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, a Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia given 1998, PCNA is also home to a initial Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile motorist growth track, business center, tellurian opening center, and excellent dining restaurant. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who yield parts, service, marketing, and training for 189 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 65-plus year story and care in a enrichment of automobile performance, reserve and efficiency. PCNA is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
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