Heinz-Jürgen Löw, 53, is set to become the new Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hannover with effect from 1 January 2018. He comes from MAN Truck & Bus AG in Munich, where he currently holds executive responsibility for Sales & Marketing.
Dr Eckhard Scholz, CEO of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles commented: “In Heinz-Jürgen Löw we are gaining an exceptionally experienced expert in national and international commercial vehicle sales. He will play an essential role in driving forward the already initiated strategic orientation of our brand as a commercial vehicle manufacturer.”
Joachim Drees, Chief Executive Officer of MAN Truck & Bus AG and MAN SE: “Over a number of years, Heinz-Jürgen Löw has systematically driven the development of sales at MAN Truck & Bus and repositioned the brand of MAN within the market. We thank him for his successful work and are pleased to see that he will be remaining part of the Group’s commercial vehicle activities.”
At Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Löw follows Bram Schot, who was appointed as the Board Member for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG on 1 September 2017. At MAN Truck & Bus, Joachim Drees will initially assume responsibility for Sales & Marketing on a provisional basis until a successor for Löw has been appointed.
Löw had been the Board Member responsible for Sales & Marketing at MAN Truck & Bus AG since March 2013. Prior to this, he had spent fourteen years in various management positions at Renault Trucks SAS, most recently as President of the company in Lyon.