Herbert Steiner moves to Renault. This is a major addition to the French squad and a transfer expected for some time. Steiner is well acquainted with Luca de Meo, head of Renault.
Herbert Steiner, 50, graduated from the Technical University of Graz in Austria. He joined the Volkswagen Group in 1997 where he held various international positions for twenty five years. During his previous career, he worked in control, project management and procurement. In 2010, Herbert Steiner was promoted to CEO of SEAT Components, and then in 2014 to the position of Vice President Engines at AUDI Hungary. In 2018, he was appointed Vice President Engines and Founders of the Volkswagen Group. As of 2020, Herbert Steiner was Vice President of Production and Shipping at SEAT SA
Herbert Steiner reports systematically to Thierry Charvet, Groupe Renault’s Vice President Industry and Quality, and operationally to Fabrice Cambolive, Chief Executive Officer of the Renault Brand. He is a member of the Renault Management Committee.
At Renault, he will use his experience to support production and sales processes. His task is to strengthen plans to expand the brand and introduce new sales models, which the group has planned for the near future. This is another important transfer for the French company – it previously employed senior management from Peugeot.