RALF SACHT (55)
has been the Chairman of the Board of Management at Volkswagen Slovakia since February 1, 2016. In this role, he also serves as the Board Member for Technology. The focus of his global work is the management of launches throughout the brand and Group, designing the launch process, product and process optimization, as well as the quality assurance of the launch. Sacht started his professional career in 1984 as an employee in vehicle assembly at Volkswagen in Wolfsburg. During the course of his career, he has held various management roles at Volkswagen. He also managed the pilot hall of Volkswagen Slovakia in Bratislava in 2003. One year later, he took overlaunch management for the Group, and in 2007, he was appointed head of the pilot hall for the Volkswagen brand. From 2010 onwards, Sacht became the director of pre-series production for the Volkswagen brand.