Volkswagen grooming Bernhard as next CEO -report


FRANKFURT, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Volkswagen is grooming star manager Wolfgang Bernhard to become chief executive of Europe's biggest carmaker, its supervisory board chairman said in an interview published on Wednesday. VW last year hired Bernhard after rival DaimlerChrysler abruptly cut loose the German manager who helped to restore profits at its U.S. arm, Chrysler. Bernhard, known for cost-cutting, now heads the core Volkswagen brand group. Bernhard has scotched speculation that he ...

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