The Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, perceived currently a Grand Cross of a Order of Isabella a Catholic eminence by José Manuel Soria, Spanish Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, currently in Madrid. This afternoon, Winterkorn will accommodate with a President of a Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, and will be given an assembly by HM King Juan Carlos.
The Grand Cross of a Order of Isabella a Catholic aims to prerogative those unusual polite behaviors done by Spanish and unfamiliar people, for a advantage of Spain or contributing in a applicable approach to foster loyalty and team-work between a Spanish republic and a rest of a International Community.
Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn voiced his low appreciation for this distinction, while underlining Volkswagen Group’s ongoing joining to Spain. “It is a good respect for me to be awarded with a Grand Cross of a Order of Isabella a Catholic. The Volkswagen Group is resolutely committed to Spanish attention and employment. Europe’s biggest carmaker stays a engine for a clever and successful attention in Spain”, he stated.
Winterkorn is approaching to accommodate with a President of a Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, during a Moncloa Palace this afternoon. Afterwards, he will be given an assembly by HM King Juan Carlos during a Zarzuela Palace. The CEO of Volkswagen AG will demonstrate his thankfulness for a eminence to both of them and will also underline that Spain and SEAT are and will sojourn cornerstones of a Group’s strategy.
Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn is a Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, that is a heading carmaker in Europe. In Spain, a Volkswagen Group employs around 22,000 employees, produces one of each 3 vehicles in a country, sells one of each 4 automobiles and invests some €500 million per year.
Born in 1947 in Leonberg (Germany), Winterkorn is also a Chairman of a Supervisory Board of Audi AG, a Chairman of a Board of Management of a Volkswagen code and a Chairman of a Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE.
Furthermore, he is Honorary Professor of Shanghai Tongji University, University of Technology and Economics of Budapest and Technical University of Dresden. In 1977, he started his career in Robert Bosch, and he was a CEO of Audi between 2002 and 2006.