In accordance with German journal The Welt, BMW loses certainly one of its high managers to probably the Volkswagen Group. The report says that former Senior Vice President Model BMW and till just lately director of the gross sales area Asia-Pacific, Hildegard Wortmann, has left the corporate.
A quick assertion by a BMW spokesman confirmed: “Ms. Wortmann is leaving the corporate.” The Welt says her subsequent vacation spot is the Audi the place she can have an opportunity to a board member place.
Ms. Wortmann joined BMW in 1998 and has performed an important position within the profitable re-launch of the MINI model. She was for a number of years the Senior Vice President Model BMW, chargeable for all actions associated to the BMW model. She was beforehand in command of product administration for the BMW’s X and Z fashions.
In 2016, Ms. Wortmann was the driving pressure behind the BMW Movie, “The Escape.”
In comparison with former BMW buying govt Markus Duesmann who was blocked by BMW to take over as Audi’s CEO, Ms. Wortmann is simply locked for six months, so she might begin on July 1st, 2019.
In accordance with our sources, Ms. Wortmann has at all times had ambitions for a board place, however her transfer to Singapore as head of the gross sales area Asia-Pacific, excluding China, may need derailed her plans. Peter Schwarzenbauer, who’s accountable as a board amongst others for MINI, Rolls-Royce and the bike division will retire within the foreseeable future for causes of age, so it stays to be seen who’s subsequent in line as a board member.
We’ve interviewed Ms. Wortmann a number of occasions through the years and you may learn her final interview right here.
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