Thomas Schäfer - Chairman of ŠKODA AUTO’s Supervisory Board

15. července 2022

Thomas Schäfer, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Head of the ‘Volume’ brand group, will be taking over as Chairman of ŠKODA AUTO’s Supervisory Board on 15 July. He succeeds Murat Aksel, who will be stepping down as Chairman while remaining a member of the supervisory body. This step will further intensify and accelerate the cooperation within the ‘Volume’ brand group in order to leverage synergy potential. The aim is to significantly and sustainably reduce costs and complexity.

The ‘Volume’ brand group consists of the Group brands Volkswagen Passenger Cars, ŠKODA, SEAT/ Cupra and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Since the first quarter of this year, the results of the Volume brand group have been reported separately in the Volkswagen Group’s quarterly report. 

Thomas Schäfer was recently elected Chairman of the Advisory Board of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SEAT/Cupra.


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