06. September 2021, 18:00 until 19:00

Virtual Expert Talk: Production of the Future - Insights by Volkswagen

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Dr. Oliver Grünberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Volkswagen Slovakia

Since the start of car production in 1992 Volkswagen Slovakia has produced more than 5 million cars. The Volkswagen Slovakia plant in Bratislava is the only automotive plant in the world that produces vehicles from five brands, like Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7, Audi Q8, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche Cayenne Coupé, and Volkswagen up!, and e-cars, Volkswagen e-up!, SEAT Mii electric, ŠKODA CITIGOe iV.

At the Expert Talk Dr. Oliver Grünberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company will introduce the Volkswagen Group as well as Volkswagen Slovakia in Bratislava  and characteristics of the plant in Bratislava. Also he will talk about success stories and approaches to meet the future challenges and the production of the future.

Dr. Oliver Grünberg completed his physics studies at the Technical University of Braunschweig, where he subsequently received a doctorate in mechanical engineering. He started as a doctoral student at Volkswagen AG in 1995. From 2007 to 2009, he headed vehicle production at Volkswagen Group Russia in Kaluga. In 2010, he was appointed Managing Director and Director Technical Affairs at ŠKODA AUTO India. In 2012, Dr. Grünberg took responsibility for the overall VGR-GAZ project in Nizhnij Novgorod. Between 2014 and 2017, he led the brand planning at ŠKODA AUTO in Mladá Boleslav.
He then returned to Russia in 2017, where he was the Technical Managing Director and Deputy General Director of Volkswagen Group Russia in Kaluga until the end of 2018, before being appointed Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Technical Officer of Volkswagen Slovakia a.s. in January 2019.

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