Thursday, February 02, 2006

Klaus Dierkes Appointed “Head of Human Resources, Volkswagen Germany”

Text and image from Volkswagen AG.
Wolfsburg, 01 February 2006 - Klaus Dierkes (48) has been appointed “Head of Human Resources, Volkswagen Germany” with effect from February 1, 2006. In this newly-created function, he reports to the Labour Director of Volkswagen AG, Dr. Horst Neumann.

Dierkes assumes operational responsibility for central human resources functions for the Volkswagen Group and brand in Germany. HR managers of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand in Germany will report to him. He will also coordinate the work of those responsible for HR affairs at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Volkswagen Sachsen and Auto 5000. Furthermore, he will intensify cooperation between the HR departments at Volkswagen and Audi.

Dierkes was born in Höxter on March 8, 1957. Following management posts at what was then known as Volkswagen BKK, he became Managing Director of WOB AG in 1997, where he currently holds the position of Speaker of the Management Board. Dierkes is also Speaker of the Management Board of Autovision GmbH. He will continue to hold both functions until a successor has been appointed.


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