The FINANCIAL — Effective 1 September 2016, Alexander Bilgeri will take over as Vice President Product, Technology and Sports Communications for the BMW Group.
He succeeds Dirk Arnold, who was named Vice President Product Management BMW i and e-Mobility in June 2016. Bilgeri joined the BMW Group in 2004 and is currently Vice President Communications for the Americas region. He was previously responsible for Business and Finance Communications for the company.
Alexander Bilgeri will be replaced as Vice President Communications on the American continent by Nikolai Glies, effective 1 September. Glies has been with the BMW Group since 1998 and is currently heading Business and Finance Communications at company headquarters. He was previously responsible for communications for the BMW Group production network and head of Public Relations at the Landshut, Oxford and Dingolfing plants, according to BMW.
Nikolai Glies will hand over to Glenn Schmidt, who will be responsible for Business and Finance Communications for the BMW Group effective 1 October 2016. Schmidt is currently Vice President Government and External Affairs for the Americas region. He joined the BMW Group in 2004 and was previously responsible for Steering Government and External Affairs at company headquarters. The new Vice President Government Affairs for the Americas will be announced at a later date.