Eric Felber is to become the new Head of Communications for the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand as of November 1 2018.
Felber will report directly to the Chairman of the Board of Management, Dr Thomas Sedran. He succeeds Dr Günther Scherelis, who is taking responsibility as Spokesperson for Environmental Affairs and Sustainability in Group Communications in Wolfsburg, also from November 1.
Eric Felber trained as a journalist and joined the Volkswagen Group in 2001. Following a number of different positions in Business and Product Communications at Audi AG, he moved in to the Volkswagen Group’s Corporate Communications department in 2011. In autumn 2015, he became Head of Business and Corporate Communications / Global Media Relations.
Since July of this year, Felber has been responsible for the newly created Corporate Responsibility Communications department, which brings together CSR, environmental affairs and sustainability, sport, art, culture and society, guest and customer relations (visitor services at the Wolfsburg site) and the Drive Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin.