German automaker Audi said on Monday it had named Juergen Rittersberger as its next chief financial officer, replacing Arno Antlitz who is going to become group CFO at its parent Volkswagen.
Rittersberger will take over the position from April, Audi said.
Jürgen Rittersberger stepped into the automotive world by 1999 when he worked as Business Administration Manager at Philipp Holzmann Grundbesitz GmbH.
He joined DIBAG Industriebau AG as Head of Controlling in 2001.
From 2002 he held positions at Porsche, starting out with Strategic Projects and Mergers & Acqisitions in 2006. In 2010 he was appointed General Secretary Porsche AG, in which capacity he was also responsible for Business Development.
By the end of 2015, he got general power of attorney at Porsche AG.
He joined Volkswagen AG in September 2018 as General Secretary and Senior Vice President Group Strategy. In this position, he reports to current CEO Herbert Diess.
Rittersberger studied Business Information Systems at the Mannheim University.