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BMW North America Appoints Andreas Kindler as New CFO  

BMW North America Appoints Andreas Kindler as New CFO

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, June 28, 2024… BMW of North America has announced a change to its executive management team with the appointment of Andreas Kindler as the company’s next Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2024. Kindler replaces Raymond Wittmann, who returns to BMW Group headquarters in Munich to lead the corporate strategy division.  

Under his new position, Kindler will oversee all financial operations for BMW of North America, including corporate strategy, procurement, risk management, treasury, taxes, and facility management. As a member of the BMW North America Executive Board, Kindler will have direct reporting lines to Sebastian Mackensen, President and CEO of the company, and will serve as a member of the BMW North America Executive Board.  

“Allow me to be the first to welcome Andreas back to the U.S.,” said Sebastian Mackensen, expressing his faith in Kindler. Andreas comes to us with a wealth of accounting and sales control knowledge, as well as a thorough awareness of the American market and consumer behavior from his prior employment here. Without a doubt, his knowledge and commitment will advance our company.  

Andreas Kindler has worked for the BMW Group for almost 25 years. During that time, he has held important positions like Chief Financial Officer for BMW-owned retail locations in Germany and Planning and Reporting Manager for BMW of North America. He most recently oversaw finance and compliance for the UK manufacturing facilities of the BMW Group, with a particular emphasis on cost compliance and financial steering.  

About BMW Group in North America  

BMW of North America, LLC, has had a presence in the United States since 1975. Alongside Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC, the company supports marketing, sales, and financial services for BMW vehicles, MINI, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, and BMW motorcycles. Designworks, a strategic design consultancy with headquarters in California; a Silicon Valley technology office; and numerous other operations across the nation. The BMW Group’s global center of expertise for BMW X vehicles is BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina, which also assembles the BMW XM and the Sports Activity Vehicles X3, X4, X5, X6, and X7. The BMW Group’s sales network in the US consists of 349 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 145 BMW motorcycle dealers, 104 MINI passenger car dealers, and 38 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp. is the North American sales headquarters of the BMW Group, and it is situated in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.