Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Volkswagen Announces New Executive Vice President

Text from Volkswagen of America.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Volkswagen of America, Inc. has announced the appointment of Adrian Hallmark to Executive Vice President in charge of the Volkswagen brand in the United States and Canada reporting to Frank Witter, CEO and CFO of Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Volkswagen Canada.

Adrian Hallmark joins Volkswagen from Bentley Motors in Crewe, England where he held the position of Member of the Board, Sales and Marketing.

Adrian has worked in the motor industry for more than 20 years, holding a series of management roles in which he gained a broad level of experience.

Adrian succeeds Len Hunt in a joint career move which sees Len taking over from Adrian at Bentley Motors as Member of the Board, Sales and Marketing.

“Len played a key role in the development of the Audi and Volkswagen brands in North America over the last six and half years and we wish him well. We are looking forward to Adrian’s arrival where his talent for building brands and launching new products will be an important asset to our future success,” said Witter.

The effective date of these changes has yet to be announced.


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