Chief strategist Volkswagen will become the former head of Opel

BERLIN, October 26. /Corr. Vyacheslav Filippov/. The former head of Opel, Thomas Sedran will become head of strategic development Department of the Volkswagen group. This is stated in a statement on Monday the statement by the automaker.

“He will take these powers on 1 November and will report to the Chairman of the Board Matthias müller”, – stated in the message Volkswagen .

Previously, the concern with its headquarters in Wolfsburg was in the center of a scandal after the discovery in his car of software that allows you to bypass strict ecological standards of the USA. The investigation into the auto giant launched in several countries in Europe and Asia.

According to Volkswagen, the problem of falsifying data environmental tests on the content of harmful substances in exhaust gases of vehicles affected to 11 million cars worldwide.