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Bernhard Mattes is unanimously re-elected VDA President

Berlin, 16 November 2018

General Assembly of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) meets in Berlin

Bernhard Mattes, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) since March 1, 2018, was confirmed in office at today’s General Assembly of VDA members in Berlin. The VDA’s Managing Board unanimously returned him to office for another two years. Three vice-presidents, also members of the Presiding Board, were also re-elected: Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler AG, Dr. Daniel Böhmer, CEO of F. X. Meiller Fahrzeug- und Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, and Arndt G. Kirchhoff, Managing Partner of the Kirchhoff Group.

One new member was also elected to the VDA’s Managing Board: Bram Schot, acting Chairman of the Board of Management at Audi AG and Board Member for Sales and Marketing.

The other members of the VDA’s Managing Board were confirmed in office: Bernhard Mattes (President); Dr. Dieter Zetsche (Vice-president); Dr. Daniel Böhmer (Vice-president); Arndt G. Kirchhoff (Vice-president); Dr. Oliver Blume, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG; Dr. Rolf Breidenbach, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.; Dr. Elmar Degenhart, Continental AG; Dr. Volkmar Denner, Robert Bosch GmbH; Dr. Herbert Diess, Volkswagen AG; Gunnar Herrmann, Ford-Werke GmbH; Harald Krüger, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG; Michael Lohscheller, Opel Automobile GmbH; Gertrud Moll-Möhrstedt, Akkumulatorenfabrik Moll GmbH + Co. KG; Andreas Renschler, Traton AG; Wolf-Henning Scheider, ZF Friedrichshafen AG; Gero Schulze Isfort, Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG; Jürgen Spier, Spier GmbH & Co. Fahrzeugwerk KG; and Dr. Stefan Wolf, ElringKlinger AG.

 

Eckehart Rotter
Eckehart Rotter Head of Department Press

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