BMW Group Reorganizes Management Board Divisions.
BMW company bundles Mini, Roll-Royce sales with BMW marque
Munich March 15, 2019; The BMW Group is reorganizing its Board of Management to create a new leaner, future-oriented structure. From 1 April 2019, the BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce automotive brands will be part of a new central Sales Division. It will be headed by Pieter Nota, Member of the BMW AG Board of Management responsible until now for Sales and Brand BMW, Aftersales BMW Group. Nota will also remain responsible for additional functions including brand and product management and aftersales. Meanwhile, BMW Motorrad will become part of the Development Division under Management Board member Klaus Fröhlich.
“We are restructuring our divisions to give us the best possible foundation for the future. It sends out a clear signal that our organisation is lean and efficient throughout the company,” said Harald Krüger, Chairman of the BMW AG Board of Management, speaking in Munich on Friday.
Peter Schwarzenbauer, responsible for MINI, Rolls-Royce, BMW Motorrad, Customer Engagement and Digital Business Innovation BMW Group until the end of the first quarter of 2019, will remain a Member of the BMW AG Board of Management until October. During this period he will promote the company’s strategical focus on electromobility. Mr. Schwarzenbauer will then leave the company at his own request when he turns 60.
Born in the Netherlands
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
1990 – 2005
1990 – 1996
Brand- and Product Management, Unilever Netherlands
1996 – 1998
Marketing Manager Innovations, Unilever Europe, UK
1998 – 2002
Marketing Director and Member of the Executive Board, Unilever Poland
2002 – 2005
Marketing Director and Member of the Executive Board, Unilever Foods, Germany
2005 – 2010
Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Beiersdorf AG, Germany
2010 – 2017
2010 – 2011
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Lifestyle, Netherlands
2011 – 2016
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Personal Health, Netherlands
2016 – 2017
Executive Vice President, Personal Health and Chief Marketing Officer, Netherlands
Since 1 January 2018
Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Brand BMW, Aftersales BMW Group