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Current emissions scandal made some important casualties among Volkswagen officials. Some of them left, and some changed their position inside the company. Luca de Meo is one of them.
 
The former Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Audi AG has been appointed as new Chairman of the Executive Committee of Seat. He will be replacing Jürgen Stackmann, appointed to the position of Vice-President of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales of Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. Both are scheduled to take up their position as 1st November 2015.
 
Luca de Meo graduated in Business Administration at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi di Milano and has more than 20 years experience in the automotive sector. He started his career in Renault, before moving to Toyota Europe and then joined Fiat Group, where he headed the brands Lancia, Fiat and Alfa Romeo.
 
He entered the Volkswagen Group in 2009 as head of Marketing for both Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand and Volkswagen Group, before taking the position of Board member for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG in 2012. He is also a member of the Supervisory boards of Ducati and Lamborghini and Chairman of the board of Volkswagen Group Italia.
 
A member of the Volkswagen Group, Seat has its headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona), exporting more than 80% of its vehicles, and is present in 75 countries. In 2014 Seat’s invoicing totalled almost 7.5 billion euros, the highest figure in its history, with worldwide sales of 390,500 units.


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