Bentley CEO to step down, report says


Bentley Motors CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer is planning to step down and will be replaced by Adrian Hallmark, currently head of strategy at British rival Jaguar Land Rover, Germany’s Manager Magazinreported Friday.
The departure of Duerheimer, a former top manager at Audi and Porsche, Volkswagen’s premium car divisions, is one of a number of management changes planned at the British luxury brand, according to the magazine.
Duerheimer has been chairman and CEO of Bentley since June 1, 2014.
Officials at VW’s Wolfsburg-based headquarters and Bentley declined to comment.
Duerheimer, who was also CEO of Bugatti, part of the VW stable and the maker of the world’s fastest production car, has expressed a desire to quit his posts to VW’s top management, the monthly publication said.
Fuente: Automotive News