Stefano Domenicali will turn a new President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini on Mar 15, 2016. He succeeds Stephan Winkelmann, who will take over as CEO of sports Audi associate quattro GmbH.
“Over a past eleven years Stephan Winkelmann has remade Lamborghini into a tellurian personality in a make of super sports cars. His successor, who also possesses a resources of knowledge in this area, will be stability this success,” says Rupert Stadler, Chairman of a Board Management of AUDI AG and Chairman of a Administrative Board of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A..
Stefano Domenicali, innate on 11 May 1965 in Imola, graduated in 1991 after study business administration during a University of Bologna and began his veteran career in financial with Ferrari. In 1993 he changed to Scuderia Ferrari, where he took over as Head of Business Planning. He was also executive of a Mugello circuit, that belongs to Ferrari. From 1996, Domenicali was obliged for sponsors of Scuderia Ferrari, before apropos sporting executive of a Formula 1 group in 1998. From 2004 to 2007 he headed a Direzione Sportiva F1. In 2008 he was Team Principal of Scuderia Ferrari F1, that won a Constructor’ World Championship that year. From 2009 to 2014 Domenicali represented Ferrari in a F.I.A World Motor Sport Council and still belongs to that physique today. He is now boss of a F.I.A. Single Seater Commission. He has been Vice President New Business Initiatives during AUDI AG given Nov 2014. In 2002 he perceived a sequence of consequence of a Italian Republic, a Ufficiale Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana.
Stefano Domenicali says: “I am really vehement to be holding on a hurdles of this good legacy. It is now my avocation to continue a successes that my prototype Stephan Winkelmann achieved for Automobili Lamborghini.”
Stephan Winkelmann comments: “I have been obliged for Lamborghini for a poignant duration of time in a history, and in a routine have always directed to use a brand’s intensity to grasp really desirous goals. Lamborghini’s pivotal corporate information displays continual, essential expansion with a concentration on a growth of new products, new processes, and many other corporate sectors. Together with my colleagues from a Board of Directors, we was means to promote successful initial recover of a third indication array being launched in 2018. These successes would not have been probable though a passion, skill, creativity, and bravery that are inbred in a Lamborghini DNA and in a employees. we would like to appreciate everybody for this time from a bottom of my heart.”
Winkelmann was innate in Berlin on 18 Oct 1964 and grew adult in Rome. He hold a accumulation of comparison positions in a Fiat Group streamer adult operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland before being allocated President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini in 2005.
Between 2004 and 2015 a sales total during Lamborghini some-more than doubled, and a turnover some-more than tripled. The play network has also tripled in distance and now encompasses 135 dealers in 50 countries. During this time a array of employees, now 1,300, many doubled.
Models introduced underneath Winkelmann, starting with derivatives of a Gallardo and trimming by to a V10 Huracán and V12 Aventador as good as singular editions and one-offs, set countless new sales records.
In 2015 a third indication line was announced, a oppulance SUV “Urus”, to be assembled in Sant’Agata Bolognese starting from 2018, and imprinting a commencement of a new epoch for a company.
Raising a form of a code was another concentration underneath Winkelmann’s leadership, with countless successful initiatives launched. These enclosed engine sports activities, encompassing a Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo single-make series, a GT3 championship, and a enlightening pushing courses Accademia and Esperienza, though also a investiture of a conform line Collezione Automobili Lamborghini.
Winkelmann’s plan was also directed during holding caring of reliable corporate responsibilities such as tolerable growth of business and multitude while always gripping ecological issues in mind. In 2015, a CO2-neutral production acceptance for a whole Lamborghini bureau during a ancestral Sant’Agata Bolognese location, became a many new success of this strategy’s implementation.
Under Winkelmann’s caring Lamborghini became an increasingly appealing employer and perceived countless awards, one of these being a Top Employer Italia 2016 certification. These formula are in partial due to a participative indication underneath that consistent dialog and partnership form a basement for family with a trade unions.
In May 2014 President Giorgio Napolitano famous Winkelmann with a pretension of Knight Grand Cross, a highest-ranking respect in a Order of Merit of a Italian Republic, for his use as a CEO of one of a many poignant Italian companies.