Peter Schwarzenbauer, 55, has more than 30 years of international experience with premium automotive brands, including BMW, Porsche and Audi. He began his professional career at BMW AG in 1984, in various sales and marketing functions. After leaving the company in 2004, he pursued a number of managerial positions within the automotive industry, including President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America Inc. In 2008, he was appointed to the Board of Management of Audi AG, with responsibility for sales and marketing. In 2013 he returned to the BMW Group as Board of Management member for MINI, Rolls-Royce, BMW Motorrad, Aftersales and Mobility Services.