BMW of North America Announces New Vice President, Corporate Communications
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 27, 2011… Today, the BMW Group announced a change in its North America senior management team effective October 1, the same day that Ludwig Willisch becomes President and CEO, BMW of North America LLC.
Dirk Arnold, currently Department Manager, BMW Corporate Communications, will become the new Vice President, Corporate Communications, BMW of North America LLC. Dirk will be responsible for leading the North American Corporate Communications department and team, encompassing the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
He succeeds Tom Kowaleski, who will assume new responsibilities as consultant to the BMW Group Corporate Communications team. Tom will provide strategic communications counsel which will include furthering the company’s relationship with key constituents and groups in specific areas and supporting communications initiatives.