a Volkswagen will change Company command in Brazil and in Latin America in 2022. Argentine Pablo Di Cie leaves the direction of operations in Brazil to take over as chairman of the company’s board in Latin America. Brazilians will be in their place Siro Posobom, Who will be responsible for Volkswagen do Brasil.
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In a statement, the automaker informed that, with the change, Di Cie is stepping down as president and executive director of Volkswagen Operations in Latin America. in Brazil, Podebom becomes chief operating officer, also accumulating the current role of vice president of finance and IT strategies for the Volkswagen South America region,
D’Ci will assume the role of Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors in a region covering operations in 29 countries in South and Central America, including Brazil and Argentina.
The automaker says it has led the transformation of the company’s business in the region with an “expected return of positive results in fiscal 2021”. In the last four years, the Novo Polo, Vertus, T-Cross, Nivus and Taos, among other vehicles, were launched.
Pablo Di Si – Photo: Claudio Belli / Valor
“Pablo was responsible for restructuring the organization with a profound cultural change, creating new business models, accelerating digitization and improving customer satisfaction. During his tenure, Volkswagen became a leader in the compact SUV segment in Brazil and the brand established its own maintained the position as the largest producer and exporter of light vehicles in the country”, says the automaker.
Volkswagen President Ralf Brandstetter highlighted the changes and performance of the two professionals in this area. “Pablo Di Cie is the main architect of our incredible transformation story in Latin America. With his strong business acumen, long-term vision and deep knowledge of the region, he has been instrumental in preparing us for success,” he added.
,With the acquisition of Ciro Possobom in Brazil, we will continue to make our business more resilient. With his solid background in finance, he will ensure that our recent achievements durable,, these fire stations.
Povobom holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Federal do Paraná and an MBA in Finance from IBEC. In his professional trajectory, he has a 21-year history of working in the financial sector of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, where he has held various positions in countries such as Japan, France and Brazil.
Argentine de Cie, a former football player, was the first South American to take over Volkswagen operations as executive director. He began his career in the group in 2014 and became a director of the company in Latin America in October 2017.
Graduated from Harvard Business School (AMP 2011), he holds an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird, School of Management (2002). Prior to this, he held key positions in finance and business development at FCA (Fiat Chrysler Group) in the United States and Brazil, where he spent 11 years in the cities of So Paulo (SP), Curitiba (PR) and Belo Horizonte (MG). Stay till ,
DC had recently announced investment from BRL 7 billion In area Latin America Over the next five years to solidify the automaker’s position in sustainable mobility.