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Sansom to take reins at VW Group Australia

Big chair: Paul Samson will combine the role of Volkswagen Group Australia managing director role with continued leadership of the Audi brand in this country until a successor is found.

Audi Australia MD Paul Sansom to succeed Michael Bartsch as VW Group Australia boss

12 Nov 2021

VOLKSWAGEN Group Australia (VGA) has announced that Paul Sansom will become the company's managing director as of January 1, 2022, following the merging of the operations of Audi Australia into those of VGA.


Mr Sansom, who has been with the Volkswagen Group for almost two decades, is currently managing director of Audi Australia and chairman of the Audi Foundation.


At VGA he will succeed Michael Bartsch, who will return to Volkswagen of America.


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