Stuttgart. Dr. Peter Schäfer (48) and Malte Radmann (54) have taken over as Managing Directors of the Porsche Engineering Group GmbH and Porsche Engineering Services GmbH, two subsidiaries of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart. Both appointees have held general management responsibilities at Porsche Engineering since 2005. Until now Wolfgang Dürheimer,Porsche AG’s Executive Vice President of Research and Development, had held the combined directorships of both companies.
Schäfer (shown above) has been appointed Executive Chairman and is responsible for technical management. The mechanical engineer came to Porsche in 2003. Previously he was head of automobile chassis design at Volkswagen. Radmann (shown below) will be in charge of the commercial department. He has been working for Porsche since 1996 in various managerial functions in customer development. Before this, he worked for Daimler-Benz Aerospace Dornier.
Porsche Engineering Services GmbH, which has its head office in Bietigheim-Bissingen, came into being in October 1996. The main task of its engineers was to strengthen the customer contract business of the Development Center at Weissach. In 2001, the Porsche Engineering Group GmbH was then founded in Weissach. Since then, all development projects for customers worldwide have been managed from there.