Dr. Gerrit Spengler appointed as new General Director of Volkswagen Group RusMoscow, September 1, 2022 – Volkswagen Group Rus announces personnel changes in its Executive Management: Dr. Gerrit Spengler becomes General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus effective September 1, 2022. Dr. Gerrit Spengler will succeed Stefan Mecha, who was appointed new CEO of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand in China as well as Head of Group Sales at Volkswagen Group China.
Dr. Gerrit Spengler studied at the University of Munich (LMU) and the E.M. Lyon Business School. He joined Volkswagen Group in 2016 as Head of Group Organization for Central functions, fo-cusing particularly on Human Resources Management issues in Russia and CIS. Since 2020, he has been acting as Human Resources and Organization Director at Volkswagen Group Rus.