|Date of issue||Aug 02, 2010 | ID: 34385|
DR. HERBERT H. DEMEL, CV AND BIOGRAPHY
Present position: Member of the Board of Volvo Car Corporation, August 2010
Education: PhD in technical sciences from Vienna University of Technology
Concurrent board of director responsibilities:
Metro Group Supervisory Board, Chairman
Former board of director responsibilities:
Kuka Aktiengesellschaft, 2005-2006
MAN SE, 2005-2007
Audi, 1994-1996 (Chairman)
Herbert Demel studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Vienna and earned a PhD in technical sciences. Mr. Demel continued his scientific studies as an assistant at the Institute for Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering, where he stayed for six years before moving in to the private sector in 1984.
Mr. Demel began his career at Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart, where he led the development of anti-lock braking systems (ABS). At Audi, Mr. Demel was integral in the introduction of the A3 and A4, and played a key role in building Audi into the premium brand it is today.
In 1997, Ferdinand Piëch, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, called on Mr. Demel to restore Volkswagen's sales in Brazil.
In 2002, Mr. Demel was appointed CEO of Magna Steyr, a leading global engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers. He also served for two years as the first non-Italian CEO of Fiat Auto. Following his post at Fiat Auto, Mr. Demel returned to the Magna Group.
Director Volvo Cars Heritage
Volvo Car Group
Phone: +46 31 3257654
Mobile: +46 31 3257654
Volvo Car Group
SE-405 31 Göteborg
Phone: +46 31 59 65 25
Fax: +46 31 54 40 64
Descriptions and facts in this press material relate to Volvo Car Group's international car range. Described features might be optional. Vehicle specifications may vary from one country to another and may be altered without prior notification.