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Volkswagen Group appoints Matthias Müller as CEO

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Wolfsburg, Germany - September 25, 2015, Wolfsburg, Germany - Volkswagen AG announced that Matthias Müller, chairman of Porsche AG, has been appointed as CEO of Volkswagen.

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Mr. Müller completed his high school education in Ingolstadt followed by an apprenticeship as a toolmaker with AUDI AG. He then studied computer science at Munich University of Applied Sciences.

After obtaining his master’s degree in computer science, Mr. Müller resumed his career with AUDI AG in Ingolstadt in 1978, becoming Head of the Systems Analysis Division in 1984 and Head of Project Management for the Audi A3 in 1993. He assumed responsibility for Product Management at Audi AG, SEAT and Lamborghini in 1995.

Mr. Müller moved to Wolfsburg as Head of Product Management of the Volkswagen Group and the Volkswagen brand in 2007 and also became a General Representative of the Volkswagen Group.

He has been Chairman of the Executive Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG and a member of the Executive Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE since 2010. In his function as Chairman of the Executive Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Mr. Müller was appointed member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG effective March 1, 2015.

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