Three questions for the International Women's Day 2021: Did you know that a woman put the fastest MINI ever built on the road? Did you know that the first purely electric MINI was developed under the direction of a woman? Did you know that the design of the alleged "most masculine" of all MINI models was shaped by a woman?
Klaus Fröhlich to step down from Board of Management at age 60 +++ Frank Weber will head Development division, effective July +++ Reithofer: “Competent successor to Klaus Fröhlich” +++ Zipse: “Excellent addition to Board of Management” +++
Ilka Horstmeier to be responsible for Human Resources Division +++ Milan Nedeljkovic to head Production Division +++ Reithofer: "Managers are the cornerstone of our success" +++ Zipse: "I look forward to working with them in the Board of Management" +++
Oliver Zipse will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s Supervisory Board made this decision today during its meeting in Spartanburg, South Carolina (USA). Zipse will succeed Harald Krüger, who informed the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the beginning of July that he would not seek a second term of office.
The Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Harald Krüger, gave notice today that he will not seek a second term of office. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr Norbert Reithofer, has complete respect and understanding for his decision. The Supervisory Board will address the matter of a successor during its next meeting on 18 July 2019.
BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce to be part of one single Sales Division, headed by Nota +++ Schwarzenbauer to promote transformation to e-mobility +++ BMW Motorrad to join Development Division +++ Krüger: “Clear message for lean, future-proof structures +++
Sales and marketing operations in Asia Pacific (excluding China), Eastern Europe (outside EU), the Middle East and Africa will be integrated into a single sales region. Hendrik von Kuenheim will take responsibility for this new region on 1st February 2019 and further leverage the opportunities for growth in this dynamic set of countries.
The digital revolution is of tremendous importance for the automotive industry. The BMW Group was quick to recognise the direction of progress and is fully prepared for the challenge at hand thanks to BMW Connected and its ever-expanding digital ecosystem. “It’s not just a question of developing and integrating new technologies or services for vehicles,” explains Dieter May, Senior Vice President Digital Products and Services BMW Group.
On 1 January 2019, Alejandro Vukotich will take over as Senior Vice President of the BMW Group’s Driver Assistance and Autonomous Driving Development department. He is being appointed to replace Elmar Frickenstein, who has been in charge of the department since its creation in May 2016.
“We love what you do!” At the BMW Group, this applies not only throughout the year to the work its almost 135,000 employees worldwide do every day. Once a year, this motto takes on a very special significance for the Munich automobile manufacturer. Since 2011, the company has presented the “BMW Group Award for Social Commitment” every year to associates who have made an exceptional contribution through their outstanding volunteer work.
Users of the Glassdoor career platform have voted Harald Krüger the most popular manager in Germany. --- Full interview with Harald Krüger: „We want people who like to take on and overcome a challenge“
Munich. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of BMW AG appointed Dr. Nicolas Peter as Board of Management member for Finance. Dr. Peter (54) will assume the position of CFO, following on from Dr. Friedrich Eichiner (61), who will retire, effective 1 January 2017.
Munich/Los Angeles. On 1 August, Oliver Heilmer will step into the role of President of Designworks, a wholly owned subsidiary of the BMW Group. This will see him move from the Interior Design team at BMW Automobiles in Munich, which he has headed up since 2013, to Designworks’ Los Angeles HQ.
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Munich. Here you can see the webcast of the Digital World Premiere of the new BMW i5.