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New appointment for Thomas Schmall.

Thomas Schmall, member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group for Technology and CEO of Volkswagen Group Components, has been appointed today new Chairman of the SEAT S.A. Board of Directors.

Schmall will succeed Dr. Herbert Diess at the helm of the company’s Board of Directors. Together with the President of the Executive Committee, Wayne Griffiths, he will lead the transformation of the company and its brands towards electric mobility.

"The heart of SEAT and CUPRA and most of the teams are located in Spain, a market that is positioning itself like no other for e-mobility. I am very much looking forward to working closely with Wayne Griffiths and his team to make SEAT and CUPRA set thecourse for the future.”