Opel has picked up a former Daimler executive for its imperative Management Board. Effective November 1, 2013, Peter Christian Küspert will officially be a Board Member for Sales and GM Europe Vice for President Sales and Aftersales. He will take control from Duncan Aldred, who was Acting GM Euriope Vice President for Sales and Aftersales. He will resume the role of Chairman and Managing Director of Opel’s British sister brand Vauxhall.
Küspert worked at Daimler AG from 1990 to 2009, including as Head of Sales and Marketing Germany for the Mercedes-Benz, Maybach and Smart brands. Between then and now, he was Managing Director of Johann Hay Automobiltechnik, an automotive industry supplier.