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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA APPOINTS DAVID DURANT AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, AFTER SALES FOR THE VOLKSWAGEN BRAND

Apr 3, 2017

Herndon, VA  (April 3, 2017) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Durant, 50, to the role of Senior Vice President, After Sales for the Volkswagen brand, effective immediately. In this position, Durant will oversee all Volkswagen brand After Sales activities which include developing and implementing strategies for the parts and accessory market as well as improve customer experience and service retention.

Durant has almost 30 years of retail and corporate After Sales and Sales experience. He joined Volkswagen of America in 2005 and has held various positions within the company, including in After Sales and as Regional Director of the Northeast Region. Most recently within Volkswagen of America, Durant served as Vice President Technical Service and Quality. In his new role, he will continue to lead Technical Service and Quality for the Volkswagen brand.

About Volkswagen of America, Inc.
Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc., an operating unit of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWoA) is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. VWoA’s operations in the United States include research and development, parts and vehicle processing, parts distribution centers, sales, marketing and service offices, financial service centers, and its state -of-the- art manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker. VWoA sells the Beetle, Beetle Convertible, CC, e-Golf, Golf, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan and Touareg vehicles through approximately 652 independent U.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at www.vw.com or media.vw.com to learn more.

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