Faraday Future Snags Senior Volkswagen Exec
Faraday Future’s communication department emailed us to let it be known that FF snagged a top-level executive from Volkswagen.As the email states:
“Joerg Sommer has joined Faraday Future as VP of Product Marketing & Growth. Joerg has an incredibly strong background in strategic planning, engineering, sales, and marketing, having served in international leadership roles at prestigious automakers, including Mercedes-Benz, Renault, and VW. Similarly, Joerg earned a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University of Berlin, as well as an MBA from the Sloan School of Management with the Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership at MIT.”
Sommer is highly qualified with more than 24 years of automotive experience, including his most recent stints as director of the electric vehicle divisions at both Renault and Volkswagen.
At VW, Sommer served as Head of Electric Mobility, Group Sales & Marketing. There, he directed the company’s global development and implementation of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles across Volkswagen’s Group brands, including Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche. Mr. Sommer’s most recent position was Vice President of Product Marketing & Strategy for Volkswagen of America.
Sommer issued this statement on joining FF:
“Joining Faraday Future is an incredible opportunity which allows me to play an integral role in the future of mobility. As the company continues to set the blueprint for smart, sustainable, and connected EV transportation, I look forward to what I can accomplish in my role within the company.”
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