Audi has announced that Dr. Stefan Knirsch, member of the Board of Management of Audi AG for Technical Development, is stepping down from his position with immediate effect and is leaving the company in agreement with the Supervisory Board.
Knirsch joined Audi AG in 1990. In 1996, he left the company and passed through a number of career positions in the automotive industry. He returned to Audi in May 2013 as Head of Powertrain Development. He was appointed Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for Technical Development effective as of January 1, 2016.