Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Thomas Owsianski will promote the implementation of the ŠKODA growth strategy in the important automotive market of China.
Thomas Owsianski (46) takes over as Executive Director of ŠKODA Marketing and Sales Business at Shanghai Volkswagen, with effect from 1 February 2014. His responsibilities are to include the ŠKODA brand’s marketing, sales and aftersales activities in China.
Thomas Owsianski has many years of international experience in senior marketing and sales positions in the automotive industry. Since December 2012, and most recently, he has been responsible for ŠKODA’s global marketing activities.
That our top marketing manager is assuming responsibility for Sales and Marketing in China emphasizes the importance of the market to our company,” says ŠKODA CEO Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland.
Owsianski succeeds Paul Willis, who taking over as Managing Director for the Volkswagen Group in the UK.