Jörg Astalosch was born on April 30, 1972 in Germany. His career within the Volkswagen Group began in 1988 in Wolfsburg. After an Apprenticeship and Studies he worked in various roles in Procurement and General Management. From 1999 he worked for the CEO of the Volkswagen AG, from 2002 for the Chairman of the Supervisory Board. In 2004 Astalosch was appointed Head of Controlling and Finance of Audi of America and Audi Canada; from 2007 he worked as a General Secretary to Prof. Rupert Stadler at AUDI AG. Later that year he started to work again for the Chairman of the Supervisory Board. From 2012 to 2014 he was Chief Financial Officer at MAN Truck & BUS AG, Munich, where he was responsible for Controlling, Accounting, IT, Legal, Export Control & Foreign Trade Issues and Treasury. From mid 2014 to 2015 he worked again directly for Volkswagen Group’s Supervisory Board Chairman. Starting from September 2015 he is Italdesign CEO.