FILE PHOTO: Markus Duesmann, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the company’s annual news conference in Munich, Germany, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
MUNICH (Reuters) – Markus Duesmann, the head of Audi (NSUG.DE), will also head the research and development division at German carmaker Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) premium brand, two sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Audi’s current head of development, will retire, the sources added.
Reporting by Joern Poltz, writing by Thomas Escritt, editing by Michelle Martin