Dr Carsten Intra is to be Chairman of the Board of Management at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hannover with effect from 1 September 2020.
Intra will succees Thomas Sedran, who will in future head up management of commercial vehicle and engineering assets within the Volkswagen Group.
Since July 2017 Intra has been Human Resources and Industrial Relations director at MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus SE.
He is also a member of the management board of TRATON SE, responsible for the areas of personnel and IT.
With a doctorate in mechanical engineering, he brings with him for his CEO role at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles broad experience from the commercial vehicles segment.
Sedran has a doctorate in economics and worked from 1988 to 2012 as a corporate advisor. In 2012, Sedran was appointed to the Adam Opel AG management board and as interim CEO.
In 2015, Volkswagen made him Head of Group Strategy. On 1 September 2018 he became Chairman of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Brand Management Board.