Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management at Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Brand Chairman, has joined the Managing Board of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). At the meeting of the Managing Board in Berlin on June 6, 2018, Dr. Herbert Diess was elected to succeed Matthias Müller, whose mandate expired when he left the post of Chairman of the Board of Management at Volkswagen AG.
The VDA’s Managing Board also elected a second new member, Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chief Executive Officer of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. He succeeds Dr. Stefan Sommer, whose mandate expired when he gave up the post of CEO at ZF.
VDA President Bernhard Mattes paid tribute to the work of Matthias Müller and Dr. Stefan Sommer, and thanked them for their great commitment.