Uwe Schwartz (52) holds a degree in mechanical engineering and joined the Volkswagen Group in 1992. From 1998 onwards, he held various management functions in the planning business unit of the components division, before joining Auto 5000 as project manager for the Tiguan in 2005. In 2009 he became Head of Planning with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hanover and was appointed Head of Production Planning of the Volkswagen brand in 2015. Since 2019, he has also been responsible for toolmaking and plant construction.
Dr. Jürgen Unser (54) holds a degree in mechanical engineering and has worked for the Volkswagen Group since 2004. He started his career in 1994 with Mercedes-Benz, where he held several management functions. Since joining Volkswagen, he has held several responsible positions in production with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Audi as well as in group production planning and strategy. In 2013, he was appointed Technical Vice President and Member of the Board of Management of FAW-Volkswagen in China.
Dr. Jan Spies (49) holds a degree and a doctorate in mechanical engineering and has worked for the Volkswagen Group since 2001. He started his career in 1997 with the Boston Consulting Group in Zürich. In 2001, he joined Volkswagen Coaching in Wolfsburg. After holding various management positions in production with Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, he assumed responsibility for the planning of the plant structure in 2007. In 2015, he joined Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, where he was most recently Head of Production Planning.