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Matthias Muller appointed as CEO of Volkswagen Group

Matthias Muller

Matthias Muller was on 25 September 2015 appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen Group.

He succeeded Martin Winterkorn who resigned following the revelation that the German carmaker manipulated US diesel car emissions tests. Muller is currently Chairman of Porsche AG of the Group and a board member of Volkswagen AG that he will continue to hold until the end of February 2020 as per a prior contract.

He started his professional career with AUDI AG, a member of the Volkswagen Group, in Ingolstadt in 1978, becoming Head of the Systems Analysis Division in 1984. Later, He assumed responsibility for Product Management at Audi AG, SEAT and Lamborghini in 1995. Muller moved to Wolfsburg as Head of Product Management of the Volkswagen Group and the Volkswagen brand in 2007 and also became a General Representative of the Volkswagen Group.