BMW of North America has made some changes with its top management.
According to a release, David Duncan will move to head of corporate and special sales for the company and Thomas Felbermair will take over for Duncan as vice president, Mini Region Americas. Both appointments begin May 1, 2016.
“Our business is all about our customers and improving their experience through all aspects of the customer journey,” said Ludwig Willisch, president and CEO, BMW of North America, in a statement. “These changes will strengthen our business and I congratulate David Duncan on his new role in the burgeoning area of corporate and special sales and we welcome Thomas Felbermair as the new leader of MINI. I know they both will do well.”
Duncan will lead the team “responsible for European Delivery, Corporate Fleet Sales, Executive Allowance Sales and Daily Rental Account Sales. The position is a BMW Group function supporting multiple brands within the company portfolio including BMW, MINI and BMW Motorcycles. He will collaborate closely with the sales department, regional offices, field teams, and the dealers to continue volume development of corporate and special sales accounts.”
He has worked for the company for the past 18 years and started as an area manager for BMW Motorcycles on theWest Coast in 1998.
Felbermair will “focus on driving sales, service, customer and dealer satisfaction, overseeing the business operations for the brand in the Americas region. He most recently held a similar postion in Germany as Vice President for MINI in the European region.”