Thomas Sedran, who currently is head of strategy at VW, will assume his new job on September 1, 2018.
On Tuesday, Volkswagen named Thomas Sedran as head of its commercial vehicles division.
Sedran, who currently is head of strategy at VW will step into his new role on September 1, 2018, said said VW in a statement.
Sedran will be replacing Eckhard Scholz, who is leaving at his own request.
Having headed divisions at Cadillac, Chevrolet and General Motors in Europe, Sedran joined VW in 2015.
Incidentally, the appointment is the second management change VW announced this week. On Monday, VW, Europe’s biggest carmaker, had announced that Stefan Sommer, would become its procurement chief from January 1, 2019.
Sommer is a former CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen, an automotive supplier.