Arno Antlitz

Management Board Member - Finance & Operations at Volkswagen Group


Dr. Arno Antlitz was born March 30, 1970 in Premich, Lower Franconia, Germany. He studied industrial engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt, specializing in mechanical engineering, and earned his doctorate in political science (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU).

In 1999, he started at the business consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he was last employed as an Associate Principal. His areas of emphasis included strategy, organization optimization and cost optimization in the automotive and supplier industries.

Dr Arno Antlitz joined Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft in 2004. Early in 2005, he was given responsibility for global product controlling at Volkswagen brand. Since January 1, 2010 Dr. Arno Antlitz was Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management for „Controlling and Accounting“. From March 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021 Dr. Arno Antlitz was Chief Financial Officer of the AUDI Aktiengesellschaft in Ingolstadt.

The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG transferred responsibility for Finance at Group level in the Board of Management to Dr. Arno Antlitz with effect from April 1, 2021.

Since February 1, 2022, Dr. Arno Antlitz has been responsible for the business area Finance at Group level in the Board of Management.

Since September 1, 2022, he has also holds the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO).


  • Management Board Member - Finance & Operations

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