VW Names New CEO for Canada

November 14, 2017 at 1:58 AM

Volkswagen AG has named Daniel Weissland to become president and CEO of its Canadian operations on Dec. 1.

He will succeed Maria Stenstroem, who is returning to Germany after five years in the post.

Weissland has been serving as Canadian president of VW’s Audi brand for two years. VW says Audi has posted 22 consecutive months of year-on-year growth and is the fastest-growing premium brand in Canada. Weissland previously held several sales, marketing and product management posts with Audi in Europe and the Middle East.