Derrick Hatami

Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Derrick Hatami is the Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Volkswagen of America, Inc. He is responsible for establishing the strategy and leading the operations for the Volkswagen brand for the US market, including Sales, Marketing, Product Planning and Aftersales activities.

Hatami joined Volkswagen in 2017, and brings more than 17 years of automotive OEM and related experience, including leadership roles at Hyundai and Nissan. Earlier in his career, Hatami worked for JD Power & Associates and Accenture, serving as a strategy consultant to the automotive industry.

Hatami received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Hawaii Pacific University in 1995. He earned an MBA degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2000.

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