Herbert Diess appointed as Chairman of Supervisory Board of CARIAD SE

Dr. Herbert Diess has been appointed as a new member of the Supervisory Board at the CARIAD SE general meeting. The Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG takes over from Markus Duesmann and therefore also becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CARIAD SE.

CARIAD Media Team
CARIAD Media Team
14/02/2022
Dr. Herbert Diess (middle) is now Chariman of the CARIAD Supervisory Board, with Hauke Stars (left) and Hildegard Wortmann (right) as further new members. Dr. Herbert Diess (middle) is now Chariman of the CARIAD Supervisory Board, with Hauke Stars (left) and Hildegard Wortmann (right) as further new members.
  • Dr. Herbert Diess appointed as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Hauke Stars and Hildegard Wortmann newly represented on the committee

 

Within the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Group, Herbert Diess had already taken over responsibility for software and CARIAD from Markus Duesmann as of 1 January 2022.

Hauke Stars and Hildegard Wortmann were appointed as further new members of the Supervisory Board of CARIAD SE.

Hildegard Wortmann has been Member of the Board of Management for Sales at Volkswagen AG since February 2022. In addition, she has been the Member of the Board of Management responsible for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG since 2019.

Hauke Stars has led IT and Organization at Volkswagen AG as a member of the Board of Management since February 2022.

 

About CARIAD SE

CARIAD is an automotive software company in the Volkswagen Group that is consolidating and further expanding the Group's software competencies to transform automotive mobility. The company is developing the leading tech stack for the automotive industry with the mission to make the automotive experience safer, more sustainable and more comfortable in a new way – for everyone, everywhere. Established in 2020 under the name Car.Software Organisation, around 4,500 engineers and developers around the world are now working at CARIAD to build a uniform software platform for all brands of Volkswagen Group, which includes a unified and scalable architecture, an operating system and automotive cloud. The new software platform will first be deployed at the end of 2025. In addition, CARIAD is working on outstanding digital automotive features, including ADAS systems, a infotainment platform, software functions for linking powertrains, and chassis and charging technology, as well as new ecosystems and digital business models in and around the vehicle. CARIAD operates in software competence centers in Wolfsburg, Ingolstadt, the area of Stuttgart, Berlin and Munich, and is closely co-operating with international development teams in the Volkswagen Group in the US and China. Find out more: https://cariad.technology

 

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