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FRIEDRICH EICHINER BECOMES BMW CFO

  • 02.12.2008
  • ARCHIV
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Norbert Reithofer to head Corporate and Brand Development
Michael Ganal remains member of the Board of Management

Munich. Dr. Friedrich Eichiner (53) will assume responsibility for the Finance
Division with immediate effect. Dr. Michael Ganal (54) occupied this position
from October 2007 and will remain a member of the Board of Management of BMW
AG. Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG,
informed the Supervisory Board of the reassignment of responsibilities within
the Board of Management at its meeting today. The Supervisory Board found the
Board of Management's new realms of responsibility to be appropriate.

Dr. Eichiner has been leading the Corporate and Brand Development Division
since October 2007 and has also been managing the Finance Division temporarily
for several months while Dr. Ganal has been absent due to illness.

Business areas which were previously part of the Corporate and Brand
Development Division have been assigned to other Board members: Dr. Norbert
Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, is now in charge of
Corporate and Product Strategy and project i; Financial Services will be
managed by Dr. Eichiner within the Finance Division; and BMW Motorrad will be
transferred to the Research and Development Division headed by Dr. Klaus
Draeger.

For questions please contact:

Bill Mc Andrews, Corporate and Governmental Affairs, Corporate Communications
Telephone: (089) 382 22332

Marc Hassinger, Corporate Communications, Business and Finance Communications
Telephone: (089) 382 23362

Internet: www.press.bmwgroup.com
E-Mail: presse@bmw.de

 

If you have any questions regarding this press release, please contact:

BMW Group
Jan Ehlen

Tel.: +49 89 382 28044
E-mail: jan.ehlen@bmw.de

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