Rothenpieler Appointed New Head of Group Quality Assurance

26 February 2007 - Germany - Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler (49) has been appointed Head of Quality Assurance at the Volkswagen Group with effect from May 1, 2007.

In this position, he will report to Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft.

Rothenpieler succeeds Falko Schling, who is taking retirement. From 1986, Rothenpieler held various posts in Group vehicle and drivetrain development before assuming responsibility in 1995 for total vehicle development at the Skoda brand. In 2000, the engineer was appointed Board Member for Technical Development at what is now known as Bentley Motors Ltd. Rothenpieler was subsequently given responsibility for total vehicle development passenger cars at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft in 2003. Rothenpieler is currently Head of Quality Assurance at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand and will continue to hold this position in addition to his new responsibilities.

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