Herbert Diess Net Worth, Salary, Volkswagen, Tesla, News, and Age

Herbert Diess Bio | Wiki

Herbert Diess is a well-recognized Austrian businessman. Currently, he is working at Infineon Technologies as the Chairman of the supervisory board since February 2023.

Prior to joining Infineon Technologies, Herbert served as the Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft for four years and five months.

Herbert Diess Age

He was born on October 24, 1958, in Munich, West Germany. Herbert is 65 years old.

Herbert Diess Height

He is a man of average stature. Herbert stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx. 1.78m ).

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Herbert Diess Family

He was born in Munich, West Germany to a supportive father and a caring mother. However, Herbert leads a very secretive lifestyle and has not shared with the public paramount intel with reference to his devoted parents or whether he has any siblings.

Herbert Diess Wife

He is a married man. Herbert is blissfully hitched to his loving and caring wife Irene Diess. As a couple, they have one stunning son called Andreas.

Herbert Diess Education

He attended a local high school. Later, Herbert matriculated at Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences in 1977 and pursued Vehicle Technology for one year up to 1978. Furthermore, he enrolled at the Technical University of Munich and graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1983. Subsequently, Herbert earned a Doctorate Degree in Assembly Automation from the same university in 1987.

Herbert Diess Volkswagen | Volkwagen CEO

He was recognized by CEOWORLD magazine as one of the “Best CEOs in the World” in 2018. Herbert said “EBIT macht frei” in 2019, a play on the phrase “Arbeit macht frei,” which was painted over the entrance to Auschwitz and other extermination camps. Herbert was speaking to VW employees at a work event.

He urged Brussels (the EU) to press for a peace agreement with Russia during the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022 so that commerce could resume and the EU’s business interests would be safeguarded. Following complaints from labor unions, Volkswagen declared in July 2022, that Herbert had resigned as CEO and would leave the organization by the end of August. Oliver Blume took his place.

Herbert Diess Tesla

He admitted the pace of Tesla’s expansion took him by surprise, and the German carmaker may struggle to overtake its upstart US rival. Furthermore, Herbert acknowledged Volkswagen may be unable to catch up with Tesla and that it would be a “tight race”.

Herbert Diess News

Following complaints from labor groups, Volkswagen announced in July 2022 that he had resigned as CEO and would leave the organization by the end of August 2022. Oliver Blume came in to take Herbert’s place.

Herbert Diess Solar

According to some online sources, he is planning to set up a joint venture with partners from China and Europe with production sites in Hungary, Spain, and Germany. A European consortium will own the majority of the business, with the Chinese solar giant JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. being the single largest shareholder. Several media outlets cited the news publication “Spiegel,” which spoke with Diess at the IAA Mobility motor show in Munich, in their reports on this.

The article claims that it is about »a significant solar company at the forefront of manufacturing technology,« which will be represented, among other things, by a module production plant in Germany. Applications for financing have already been made for this.

Herbert had already made it known in January that he intended to create solar manufacturing in Europe with a capacity of around 20 gigawatts per year. This would be conceivable and such a corporation would also be competitive, Herbert claimed, with the help of influential manufacturers and politicians.

Herbert Diess Cariad

The software unit debacle led to his termination. Volkswagen Group fired Herbert as Chairman of the Board of Management in 2022, citing poor performance in the CARIAD software division, despite previous indications of organizational issues. Herbert’s departure was unexpected. Bloomberg attributed Diess to significant software development delays, causing delays in the introduction of new Porsche, Audi, and Bentley electric vehicles, and causing consumers to have to drop off cars for upgrades.

According to Bloomberg, Diess was held accountable for the significant software development delays that delayed the planned introductions of important new Porsche (Macan EV), Audi (Project Artemis), and Bentley electric vehicles. Software issues had also delayed the release of VW’s ID models, and consumers were still required to drop off their cars at dealers for upgrades rather than having them installed over the air, which was unacceptable to the firm.

Herbert Diess Salary

He spawns his monthly earnings working at Infineon Technologies as the Chairman of the supervisory board. Herbert pockets an estimated salary of $400,000 annually. 

Herbert Diess Net Worth

Having been working as a businessman by profession with a total proficiency exceeding more than two and a half decades now, he has managed to garner good affluence in his career thus far. Herbert’s net worth is $70 Million.

How Old Is Herbert Diess

He is 65 years old. Herbert was born on October 24, 1958, in Munich, West Germany. Thus, he relishes and commemorates his birthday on October 24 every year.

How Tall Is Herbert Diess

He is a man of average stature who stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches, approximately 1.78 meters.

Who Is Herbert Diess

He is a 65-year-old well-recognized Austrian businessman currently working at Infineon Technologies as the Chairman of the supervisory board since February 2023.

Herbert Diess Social Media

Twitter – @Herbert_Diess