Rothenpieler to conduct Volkswagen Group Quality Assurance


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• Ludanek named Board Member for Technical Development during Volkswagen
  Commercial Vehicles brand
• Tuch leaves association during his possess request

Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, now Board Member for Technical Development during a Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand, will conduct Group Quality Assurance effective Feb 15, 2016. He succeeds Frank Tuch, who is withdrawal a association during his possess request. Rothenpieler’s inheritor is Dr. Harald Ludanek, now Member of a Scania Executive Board and Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development. In his new duty Rothenpieler reports to a CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller.

Functions in a area of shortcoming headed by a CEO have been reorganized as partial of a Group’s constructional and staff realignment, and a series of tip managers stating approach to a CEO has been roughly halved. As a result, Volkswagen is apropos some-more streamlined and speeding adult a inner decision-making processes.

Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler (58) binds a grade in automatic engineering and assimilated a Group in 1986. From 1994 he hold several comparison government positions in growth during a ŠKODA, Bentley and Volkswagen Passenger Cars brands. He was named conduct of peculiarity declaration during Volkswagen AG in 2007 and allocated house of government orator and handling executive for engineering during Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH in 2010. He has been Board Member for Technical Development during a Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles code given 2014.

Dr. Harald Ludanek (57) binds a PhD in automatic engineering and has been with a Group given 1992. He began his veteran career during Volkswagen researching into special rigging units and delivery technology. His functions enclosed conduct of Group growth coordination. Ludanek was Member of a Board of Directors for Technical Development during ŠKODA from 2002 to 2007. He subsequently insincere shortcoming for sum car growth and antecedent construction during a Volkswagen brand. As Executive Board Member of Scania CV, AB in Södertälje, he has headed investigate and growth given 2012.

Frank Tuch (48) has successfully led Group Quality Assurance given 2010. Prior to presumption that duty he hold positions in peculiarity declaration and as technical executive during several companies, including a former DaimlerChrysler AG as good as Porsche. He leaves a association during his possess ask to take on new responsibilities elsewhere, and will continue to offer in an advisory capacity. The association regrets Tuch’s preference and interjection him for his achievements.