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Automotive executive

Detlef Wittig, German automotive executive.

Background

Wittig, Detlef was born on June 2, 1942 in Magdeburg, Germany.

Education

Studied Economics, Technology University, Brunswick. Studied Business Administration, Gottingen University, 1968.

Career

Area manager Volkswagen AG, France, 1973, resident representative Tokyo, 1975—1977, various positions, Sales/Export, 1977—1980, various positions, Sales Europe, 1980—1983, various positions, Product Marketing Audi, 1983. Vice president, Sales and Marketing Volkswagen Canada Inc. (subsidiary of Volkswagen AG), 1987—1990.

President, Chief Executive Officer Volkswagen AG, 1990. Chairman SKODA AUTO a.s.(subsidiary of Volkswagen AG), 2004—2007. Executive vice president, Group Sales and Marketing Volkswagen AG, since 2007.

Head, International Investment Projects Volkswagen Group, since 2010.

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2 children.