Škoda Auto announced changes to its Board of Management. Maren Gräf, currently Head of Group HR Top Management, will take over as Board Member for Human Resources. She succeeds Bohdan Wojnar, who has decided to step down from his role after ten years.
Wojnar will continue to work closely with the company as President of the Czech Automotive Industry Association. In addition, Czech Volkswagen Group Top Manager Martin Jahn will be rejoining the company as Board Member for Sales and Marketing, replacing Alain Favey. Favey will shortly be taking on a new role in the Volkswagen Group, to be announced in due course. All changes into Škoda Auto’s Board of Management will take effect on 1 March 2021.
Alain Favey has been Škoda Auto’s Board Member for Sales and Marketing since September 2017. In this period, the Škoda brand has significantly improved its profitable sales performance and increased its European market share by 1 percentage point to 5.3%. The sales organisation was also intensively prepared for the imminent launch of its first MEB-platform electric vehicle, the Enyaq iV. Before moving to Škoda Auto as Board Member for Sales and Marketing, he was CEO of Porsche Holding Salzburg, Europe’s largest car distributor.
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