Jürgen Keller, Germany boss of Opel, becomes managing director at Hyundai Germany on 1 July. His successor is Ulrich Selzer, who had already announced his departure from VW Passenger Cars.
Jürgen Keller (53), formerly boss of Opel Germany, leaves the Rüsselsheimer – he becomes CEO of Hyundai Germany on 1 July 2019. After the Leaving Markus Schricks Halfway through 2018, the position at Hyundai remained empty.
Keller has been the Opel Germany sales manager since 1 January 2014. He has worked in the GM organization since 1993. Between 2010 and 2012 he once held the position of sales director at Opel. Previously, the former competition swimmer was General Motors General Motors in Austria, Chevrolet Germany and Opel Special Vehicles (OSV).
"Mr. Keller is a proven sales expert and has been familiar with the automotive industry in Germany for many years and we are confident that we can continue our previous successes with him as CEO," said Seong Nam Kim, President of Hyundai Motor Germany, with pleasure.
Keller's successor is Ulrich Selzer (54), former Head of Sales Germany of VW Passenger Cars. Selzer & # 39; s departure from Volkswagen was announced in early February. The car manager came to Volkswagen in 2014, initially he was responsible for the Spanish subsidiary Seat in the field of 'global sales & # 39 ;. At the end of 2016 he joined the core brand of the Wolfsburg sales manager for the home market. Before joining Volkswagen, Selzer held various international leadership roles at General Motors, BMW and Toyota / Lexus, including as Managing Director of Toyota Germany. (AH)
Ulrich Selzer, former Head of Sales Germany of VW Passenger Cars, becomes the new boss of Opel Germany.
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