Head of Volkswagen Herbert Diss will leave his post by September

Head of Volkswagen Herbert Diss will leave his post by September

In the history of the second largest car manufacturer in the world, Herbert Diss will be the initiator of serious reforms, since he was led by Volkswagen three years ago when the company was struck by the so-called dieselgate. By taking the course of electrification and driving automation, Diss is now at risk of not seeing the fruits of his efforts, as he will leave the post of Director General as of 1 September.

As Reuters explains, the resignation of Herbert Diss will take place prematurely, three years ahead of the contract and by mutual agreement between the parties. Many will remember Ilon Mask ' s open admiration for Tesla and Tesla ' s company. Even in 2015, before Diss ' recruitment to Volkswagen, Ilon Musk offered to lead Tesla. Herbert Diss ' s activities as head of Volkswagen were more guided by the interests of the shareholders than by the unions, so that even before assuming the position of Director General, he reduced 30,000 Volkswagen employees.

As early as May this year, when the Board of Directors of Volkswagen expressed dissatisfaction with the level of effectiveness of the Cariad software unit, Disssa took over as CEO of the Volkswagen stock, it wasn't priced since the beginning of the year, and it was 24% that the investors were wary of the Napoleonic plans that Diss announced, including the goal of turning Volkswagen into the largest electric vehicle manufacturer no later than 2025.

As Director General of Volkswagen, Herbert Disss is said to succeed the current head of Porsche Oliver Bloom. It is believed that the latter will pursue a more traditional strategy in the development of the autoconcerne, without overreacting with ambitions that require enormous investment. Herbert Diss before coming to Volkswagen in 2015, he was able to work at Robert Bosch, and BMW worked for 15 years.

Herbert Diss, in a social network, published a farewell address in his previous capacity, noting the emergence of strategic agreements with TSMC and STMicroectronics in the supply and development of semiconductor components. The outgoing CEO expressed the hope that the chip deficit would begin to retreat in the second half of the year.