Thomas Owsianski is to take up the position of President of Audi China during the fourth quarter of 2018 as successor to Joachim Wedler, and will already be joining the top management team at Audi China from August 1, 2018.
The 51-year-old manager was previously the Vice President Sales and Marketing of Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. and, as First Executive Vice President, responsible for the Volkswagen brand in the South America region. Audi China President Joachim Wedler will be retiring in the fourth quarter after a successful career with the Audi Group spanning 34 years.
“Thomas Owsianski is an acknowledged sales expert and well acquainted with China, making him the best choice to continue the Audi success story in China,” says Board Member for Finance Alexander Seitz, who from September 1, 2018 will also be assuming responsibility on the Board of Management of Audi AG for the strategic development of the China business.