STOCKHOLM--July 5, 2013:
“I would like to extend my sincere thank you to Dr. Ziebart for his guidance and contributions to the Autoliv Board during the last five years”
The Board of Directors of the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, Autoliv, Inc. , announced today that it had received the resignation of Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart from the Board, effective July 31, 2013.
Earlier this week, Jaguar Land Rover announced that Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart would be appointed as its new Group Engineering Director. In this role, he will be responsible for the company's global engineering operations as of August 1, 2013.
Dr. Ziebart has more than 30 years of automotive experience, including 23 years at BMW AG, where he was Member of the Executive Board in charge of product development.
Dr. Ziebart has been a director of the Autoliv Board since 2008 and currently serves on the audit committee and as chairman for the compliance committee and nominating and corporate governance committee.
"I would like to extend my sincere thank you to Dr. Ziebart for his guidance and contributions to the Autoliv Board during the last five years." commented Jan Carlson, President and CEO. "Wolfgang's visionary views and deep experience has been a real asset for the Autoliv Board during his tenure with our company, and we wish him well in his new position with Jaguar Land Rover," he added.