Dr. Wolfgang Porsche elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Stuttgart. At its inaugural meeting the Supervisory Board of Porsche Holding Stuttgart unanimously elected Dr. Wolfgang Porsche as its Chairman. The grandson of the company’s founder, Prof. Ferdinand Porsche, and son of Ferry Porsche is also Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG and Porsche Automobil Holding SE and a Member of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG.
For almost three and a half decades in a variety of senior positions, Dr. Wolfgang Porsche has played a key role in shaping the fortunes of the Porsche sports car operation. A doctor of trade science, the 69-year-old was elected to the Porsche AG Supervisory Board as the Porsche family representative in 1978 and took over the role of Chairman in 2007. In the same year he was also elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the investment company Porsche Automobil Holding SE, which as the key anchor investor today holds the majority shareholding in Volkswagen AG.
As its Deputy Chairman the Porsche Holding Stuttgart Supervisory Board elected Uwe Hück. The 50-year-old employees’ representative is at the same time Chairman of the General Works Council and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG.