As of 1 April, Volker Germann will be the new head Audi Brussels, management of the Forest-based plant announced. He will replace the retiring Belgian Patrick Danau, who held this position since May 2014. Germann was production director of the Audi factory in Changchun, China since 2016. He has worked for Audi and Volkswagen for over 30 years.
Audi Brussels has produced the first 100% electric model, the E-tron, since September and ensures 2,500 jobs until 2025.