Thomas Edig takes over Human Resources DepartmentChange-over in the board of management of Porsche as planed
Stuttgart. On May 01, 2007, Thomas Edig (45) will assume the position of Member of Porsche’s Management Board responsible for Human Resources and the function of Personnel Director at
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart. The Supervisory Board had appointed the Stuttgart native to the Management Board on July 26, 2006. He is succeeding Harro Harmel, who, having reached the age of 65, is retiring at the end of May after 25 successful years with the sports car manufacturer, but will continue to serve the Company as a consultant.
Thomas Edig studied business at the Karlsruhe University of Cooperative Education and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the French business school INSEAD Fontainebleau. His professional career began in 1986 at Alcatel. After holding several international executive functions, he was appointed as a member of the Management Board and made Personnel Director of Alcatel SEL AG in Stuttgart in 1998. In early 2002, he was then promoted to Head of Personnel on the Group Management Board of Alcatel S.A. in Paris. He moved to Deutsche Telekom AG in Bonn on April 1, 2006, where he was responsible for Human Resources and Organization as member of the T-Com Board of Management. On December 1, 2006, he began working in the Human Resources division of Porsche AG and has since managed several special projects.