Volkswagen boss could be replaced in restructuring
Matthias Mueller was brought in following the diesel emissions scandal in September 2015.
Volkswagen may replace its chief executive as part of a management restructure, the car maker has said.
Matthias Mueller, who was brought in following the diesel emissions scandal in September 2015, has “showed his general willingness to contribute to the changes”, according to a company statement.
Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch is in discussions with “certain members” of the firm’s supervisory board and management board.
The statement added: “It is currently open whether the considerations and discussions will lead to a further development of the management structure or to personnel changes.”
Potential further development in the management structure in the Volkswagen Group and potential personnel changes in the Board of Management: https://t.co/TJ3uUozVTq— Volkswagen Group (@VWGroup) April 10, 2018
Mr Mueller, a former Porsche boss, replaced Martin Winterkorn, who stepped down as the diesel scandal rocked the automotive industry.
Volkswagen was found to have cheated air pollution tests for 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide, including 1.2 million in the UK.