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Mr Oliver Zipse Appointed as New Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG

Auto News - Published on Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mr Oliver Zipse will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s Supervisory Board made this decision during its meeting in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Mr Zipse will succeed Mr Harald Krüger, who informed the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the beginning of July that he would not seek a second term of office. Mr Krüger will resign as Chairman and will leave the Board of Management by mutual agreement on 15 August 2019.

Mr Zipse, the designated Chairman of the Board of Management, has been a member of the Board of Management of BMW AG since 2015 and is currently responsible for the production division. He began his professional career in the company in 1991 as a Trainee and has since held various management positions, including as Managing Director Plant Oxford and Senior Vice President Corporate Planning and Product Strategy.

Dr Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BMW AG said that “With Oliver Zipse, a decisive strategic and analytical leader will assume the Chair of the Board of Management of BMW AG. He will provide the BMW Group with fresh momentum in shaping the mobility of the future.”

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Tue, 23 Jul 2019
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