All Kurt Michels articles

  • Werner

    Hiltrud Werner leaves legacy of integrity at Volkswagen


    Hiltrud Werner, Volkswagen’s board member and head of integrity and legal affairs who steered the company through its U.S. compliance monitorship post-Dieselgate, discusses her indelible mark on the auto giant and her future aspirations.

  • Volkswagen

    Volkswagen not resting on laurels post-monitorship


    Volkswagen CCO Kurt Michels shared how the company has intensified business partner due diligence in the wake of completing its three-year U.S. monitorship during a fireside chat at CW’s virtual Europe event.

  • VW Drive Bigger

    Chapter 5: Volkswagen’s path to winning back trust


    Its monitorship now complete, Volkswagen’s new focus is to rebuild its reputation among its customer base. It’s a long process, says Board Member Hiltrud Werner, one supported by a shift in strategy.

  • VW group board

    Chapter 4: Tangible measures of cultural progress at Volkswagen


    At the end of the day, how does an organization measure the effectiveness of company-wide cultural initiatives? Volkswagen has answers, utilizing perception workshops, mood barometers, and new diversity and inclusion initiatives as part of its culture rebuild post-Dieselgate.