Bernhard KuhntUS – In his new role as CEO, Bernhard Kuhnt will be responsible for the US market. His duties at BMW already included looking after Group importer markets, overseeing sales in more than 80 countries.

As CEO, Kuhnt will need to appoint a successor to Petter Witt, executive vice-president Operations, who will leave his position at the end of February for a new role outside the company.