12/01/2020

Stefan Mecha appointed as new General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus

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Moscow, December 01, 2020 – Volkswagen Group Rus announces personnel changes in its management: Stefan Mecha becomes General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus and Volkswagen Group Responsible for Russia and CIS effective January 18, 2021. Previously he took the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the South America Region. He will succeed Marcus Osegowitsch, who will be assigned to a new function within the Volkswagen Group.

Stefan Mecha has been working at Volkswagen Group for 15 years. He received a degree in Economics in Germany and a Global Executive MBA from Insead Business School. Prior to joining Volkswagen AG, he held various positions at Sixt AG and Daimler AG. In 2005, Stefan Mecha became Regional Sales Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Western Europe. Then he held different positions in Sales within the Volkswagen Group in Europe and in the Middle East. In 2016 he became Member of the Volkswagen Board in South Africa and Managing Director of the Sales company. Since 2018 he has been working as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the South America Region at Volkswagen Brazil.

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Marcus Osegowitsch has joined the Volkswagen Group in 2006 and has been working as General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus since 2010, being also Volkswagen Group Responsible for Russia and CIS. Volkswagen Group Rus is grateful to Marcus Osegowitsch for his invaluable contribution to development of the company and successes achieved over the past decade, and thanks for his expertise and dedication.

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