BORGO PANIGALE, BOLOGNA, ITLAY – September 28, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Oliver Stein (50) has been appointed as new Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Management of Ducati Motor Holding from October 1st. In this role, Oliver Stein will be responsible for finance, controlling and Information Technology.
Stein received his degree in Economics from the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg and has held managerial roles in the Volkswagen Group for over 15 years.
After starting his career with Arthur Andersen in the audit and transaction advisory division for almost six years, in 2003 he took over his first position at Audi as Managing Director for the own Retail operations. From 2006 to 2008, Stein has been Managing Director Finance at Seat Germany.
As vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Audi of America since 2009, he has been responsible for finance and organization in one of the Group’s most important markets. In the same role, he was also responsible for Audi Canada and Automobili Lamborghini America.
In 2012 he was appointed Head of Finance, Controlling, Organization and Strategy of Audi Sport GmbH (formerly quattro GmbH), Audi’s high performance car division for RS and R models, exclusive vehicle personalization and customer racing. During the last six years, Audi Sport has more than doubled its sales figures.
Additional information about Ducati, including participating dealers and availability can be found at www.ducati.com.
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. – A Sole Shareholder Company – A Company subject to the Management and Coordination activities of AUDI AG
Founded in 1926, since 1946 Ducati has been manufacturing sport-inspired motorcycles characterised by high-performance Desmodromic engines, innovative design and cutting-edge technology. With its factory located in Bologna’s Borgo Panigale district, in 2016 Ducati celebrated 90 years since it was founded. The model range covers several market segments with the following families: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, SuperSport and Panigale. In 2015 Ducati presented the Ducati Scrambler: a new brand made of bikes, accessories and apparel that provide the last word in creativity and self-expression. These authentic icons representing what the world knows as “Made in Italy”, together with an extensive range of associated accessories and technical and lifestyle apparel, are distributed in 90 countries globally. Breaking all records for the company, in 2017 Ducati delivered to customers 55,871 bikes to customers. Ducati competes in both the World Superbike and MotoGP World Championships. In Superbike, Ducati has won 17 Manufacturers’ titles and 14 Riders’ titles. Ducati has been competing in MotoGP since 2003, winning both the Manufacturers’ and Riders’ titles in 2007.
Source: Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.