The head of the German automaker plans to resign.
In the near future the concern is coming of a significant change, and the current head Matthias Mueller is leaving his post. In its place, most likely, will come Herbert Diez, who is now Chairman of the Volkswagen brand, reported Reuters, citing internal sources.
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This Friday will be a meeting of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen, which will consider the resignation of müller and the new candidate. Matthias himself is ready to leave the post, although his contract expires in 2020.
At current position Mueller joined in 2015, following the resignation of Martin Winterkorn for diesel scandal. During his reign went to litigation, and him: the Prosecutor’s office suspected him of market manipulation with the shares of Porsche Automobil Holding SE within the diesel scandal. The investigators were accused of Volkswagen which he did not disclose timely information, which could have a strong impact on stock prices.
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