Former Bentley CEO Franz-Josef Paefgen will oversee the global coordination of Volkswagen Group's classic automobile activities.
Volkswagen Group's Audi, Skoda, Seat, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini brands each have Classic departments charged with overseeing product history alive and historical experiences.
Paefgen, an authority on the historical automobile scene, will be coordinating these brand activities and also performing representative functions.
Paefgen has been a consultant at VW since he retired as Bentley CEO in January. He joined VW group in 1980 and was in charge of Bentley for eight years. Before moving to Bentley, Paefgen was head of Audi.