March 14 German premium carmaker BMW
appointed senior executive Harald Krueger as its new production
chief effective April 1, and hired the former sales chief of
rival Audi to replace Krueger.
Peter Schwarzenbauer, who was sidelined during a major
management reshuffle at Audi parent Volkswagen last
June, will take over Krueger's job as head of the Mini and
Rolls-Royce car brands, BMW's motorcycle business and BMW Group
BMW said current production boss Frank-Peter Arndt was
resigning due to health reasons.
(Reporting By Christiaan Hetzner)