Manfred Doess was unanimously elected chairman of the Audi AG supervisory board at today’s meeting at the Gyor, Hungarian assembly plant.

He replaces Herbert Diess, who resigned from the supervisory board on 31 August, with immediate effect.

Peter Mosch remains deputy chairman. Doess will also become a member and chairman of the presiding and mediation committees.

After gaining a doctorate in Mainz, Doess began his career in the legal department of MG Technologies AG (GEA AG today)

In 2005, he joined RWE AG as head of corporate legal and corporate affairs. In May 2013, Doess became head of legal and general representative of Porsche Automobil Holding SE in Stuttgart and, from January 2016, was management board member for legal and integrity there. The same month he also became head of legal affairs for VW AG in Wolfsburg, Germany and joined the VW management board as integrity and legal affairs representative in February 2022.

He was elected an Audi supervisory board member at the AGM on 2 September, 2022.