PARIS — Former BMW AG Chief Executive Bernd Pischetsrieder could be the next chief executive of Volkswagen AG. Pischetsrieder, 51, will join VW in July as chief executive of the SEAT subsidiary in Spain, and management board member for a new quality division. He will have a contract at VW from July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2005. VW Chief Executive Ferdinand Piech is scheduled to retire in 2002. Analysts say Pischetsrieder could succeed Piech, who has yet to designate a successor. “He is a ...

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