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New President at BMW Motorrad
20.12.2002 Press Release
Dr.-Ing. Herbert Diess (44) will take over as president of BMW Motorrad as of 01.02.2003.
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Munich, Germany, December 19, 2002... Dr.-Ing. Herbert Diess (44) will take
over as president of BMW Motorrad as of 01.02.2003. The present BMW Motorrad
president, Marco Frhr. v. Maltzan (47), will be moving to the board of
directors of BERU AG, Ludwigsburg and will become chairman of the board there
Diess studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University in Munich and
was awarded his doctorate in 1987. The enthusiastic motocyclist entered the
world of industry in 1989 at Robert Bosch GmbH and moved to BMW Group in 1996.
Various management functions led Dr. Diess to England in 1999 where he headed
the management of the Oxford plant in the year 2000. He was born in Munich, is
married and has three children.