Dr. Ing. h.c. Andreas Tostmann
Dr. Ing. h.c. Andreas Tostmann was born in Peine (Germany) in 1962.
Dr. Ing. h.c. Tostmann holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a degree in Economics from the University Brunswick.
In 1990 he joined the Volkswagen Group in the Group product planning area. From 1994 Dr. Ing. h.c. Tostmann was then responsible for product planning powertrain at Volkswagen de México. He assumed responsibility for technical project planning and project management powertrain for the Volkswagen Group in 1995, before becoming manager of Volkswagen’s Salzgitter (Germany) plant in 2001. Three years later, Dr. Ing. h.c. Tostmann became Managing Director of Volkswagen South Africa.
He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Volkswagen Slovakia in 2007. In this function, Dr. Ing. h.c. Tostmann also assumed responsibility for production until November 2011. Following this, he became SEAT Executive Vice President for Production. From February 2018 until July 2020 Dr. Ing. h.c. Tostmannwas appointed Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Brand responsible for Production and Logistics.
Since July 16, 2020 Dr. Ing. h.c. Tostmann has been a Member of the Executive Board of TRATON SE as well as Chief Executive Officer of MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus SE.