The confusion in the power struggle continues the Volkswagen Group Goes. After the NDR had earlier reported supervisory board chairman Ferdinand Piech wanted to get rid of winter grain before the Annual General Meeting on May 5, Piech has now compared to the “Bild” newspaper explained, he did not operate the replacement of the VW CEO Martin Winterkorn. Literally Piëch said on Thursday, according to “Bild” newspaper: “We have spoken out last week and agreed on a cooperation Do not operate the replacement of Martin Winterkorn…”
after presentation of the VW headquarters in Wolfsburg barely a week old definition shall continue without compromise. “The Executive Committee has issued a statement on Friday, which is nothing to add,” a company spokesman said on Thursday the German Press Agency in Hanover.
The VW works council maintains the last controversial CEO Martin Winterkorn. “For us, the decision made last week,” quoted the “Bild” newspaper council boss Bernd Osterloh on Thursday. At the same time, however, Osterloh have options for a change in the management team expressly left open the newspaper said. “If there are any further need for advice, then internal traffic must be routed,” he is quoted as saying.
The Presidium of the Supervisory Board had Winterkorn last week strengthened against Piëch’s will on the back. The patriarch was previously moved away from Winterkorn. Land Niedersachsen explained that they felt bound by the decision of the Supervisory Bureau last week. “The Bureau’s decision last Thursday has been taken after thorough discussion,” said a spokeswoman for the State. The vote remains the basis for the actions of Prime Minister Stephen Weil (SPD)
(APA / dpa)