President and Chief Executive Officer, VW Credit, Inc.
Horst Meima was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer for VW Credit, Inc. (VCI) on January 1, 2016. In this role, he is responsible for all strategy and functions related to the captive finance companies of Volkswagen Credit, Audi Financial Services, and Ducati Financial Services. Meima also serves as Chairman of the Board for VW Credit Canada, Inc.
With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Horst has held numerous leadership positions in retail banking, indirect consumer financing, and commercial lending. He most recently served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of VCI. Prior to that, Meima served as President & CEO of VW Credit Canada, Inc., President & CEO of the former Volkswagen Bank USA, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing, for VCI.
A native of California, Horst Meima holds an MBA degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Colorado State University.