Opening soon: 2 of Europe's top jobs

Johnson, Richard; Auer, Georg
July 2001
Automotive News;7/30/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5941, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on changes in the top management positions of Germany-based automobile firms Volkswagen AG and the Mercedes-Benz car division of Daimler-Chrysler AG in 2002. Departure of chief executive Ferdinand Piech from Volkswagen; Retirement of Juergen Hubbert from his post as head of Daimler-Chrysler's Mercedes-Benz car division; Candidates to the positions to be vacated by Piech and Hubbert in 2002. INSET: Is Piech overdoing luxury push at VW?.


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