In the VW group brings a large-scale personnel changes new managers to the top of the commercial vehicle division. On first glance, the most prominent loser: Andreas Renschler, head of the listed Trucks and Very of Traton, as well as Joachim Drees, Chairman of the Executive Board, the Munich-based subsidiary of MAN . Both are to surrender in the coming week. As Volkswagen and several brands of the group on Tuesday evening announced, are trade with the decisions of other Offices, and extensions connected.
Matthias Gründler new Board of Directors is the chief of Traton – a position he held until may 2018, once in the company, most recently as chief financial officer. And YOU will, in the future, led by former VW core brand Board member for Production Andreas Tostmann, sitting thus in Traton's Board of Directors.
IT-staff-in-chief Carsten Intra-to guide in addition, the lightweight VW-Nutzfahrzeuge (VWN) in Hanover. Group HR Director Gunnar Kilian takes over instead of Renschler in addition, the responsibility for Traton in the Wolfsburg Board of management of the group as a whole – here, the previous Traton-in-chief had also a own Position.
planned for a long and numerous Stripping solid Personnel castlings are in the largest car company in the world, nothing out of the ordinary. So there had been also in the realignment of the Car brands, a number of changes. Specifically Renschlers disposal should be in within a week after the official announcement on the stage, but is considered relatively surprising.
to 15. July to the premises of the former Daimler-Manager in his place. VW Supervisory Board chief Hans Dieter Pötsch speaks to the farewell in the highest tones of Renschler. This has, especially with a view to the IPO, "a significant contribution to the successful course, the Traton taken". He go – how to Drees, the MAN-chair "in best mutual agreement," emphasised the group.
reports about friction at the Traton-to-peak
Behind such formulations can hide, of course, fighting is also the reverberation of hard clashes and area. There had been reports about friction at the Traton-to-peak. Accordingly, Renschler should have a more Central positioning of the development sought at the expense of the individual brands. Also in the relationship between Management and employee representation there were discordant notes: in the beginning of April, the Traton works Council denied statements Renschlers via calls to a "fundamental realignment" of the Truck manufacturer. So it should be the last to become relatively lonely the Traton Manager.Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 17:19