The Volkswagen Group of America, with its US corporate headquarters in Herndon, VA, is one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world and the largest carmaker in Europe. The Group operates in more than 62 production plants in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. Around the world, more than 400,000 employees produce about 30,000 vehicles that are sold in 153 countries.
Our work represents the juncture of automotive technology, design and business. Our global presence allows us to offer international career opportunities. We believe that strong global partnerships and the exchange of ideas build better outcomes.
We also believe that the powerful principles of diversity and inclusion help us create an environment where each person feels respected and appreciated. This enables us to develop a workplace where employees can realize their full potential and individually and collectively do our best work. In doing so, we can better achieve its full potential too, because Diversity and Inclusion promotes superior business performance and a competitive advantage.
Fostering a culture of development and inclusion supports our corporate vision of creating an environment of achievement, excitement, trust and teamwork.
It also makes Volkswagen Group of America a great place to work.
President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America
Michael Horn is the president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America (VWGOA) as well as president for the Volkswagen of America brand. Horn assumed this position in January 2014.
President, Audi of America, Inc.
HERNDON, Va., June 20, 2012 – Audi will build on its record-setting performance in the U.S. market with a new President to lead Audi of America.
Scott Keogh will assume the top leadership role for Audi brand activities across the U.S. effective immediately. Keogh comes into the job with experience of six years as Chief Marketing Officer at Audi of America. In that position, he led all product planning for the U.S. market in addition to award-winning marketing and advertising campaigns that helped Audi of America achieve record levels of consumer awareness and consideration.
Chief Operating Officer, Bentley Motors, Inc.
Christophe Georges is Chief Operating Officer of Bentley Motors, Inc. His position ensures that Bentley's largest worldwide market is executing a consistent business strategy with the company's central and regional operations around the world. This includes a strong focus on customer service and building on the brand's recent successes in the U.S. market.
Becoming a Leader in Diversity and Inclusion
At Volkswagen Group of America, our goal is to be recognized as a top company for diversity and inclusion practices. Part of our diversity effort involves partnering with organizations such as the National Urban League and the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our overall goal to become one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work for in America by 2018, as well as a Top 50 Company for Diversity. Volkswagen Group of America has already received multiple awards and recognition for our efforts, including:
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I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America as an intern for less than a yearPros
Employees are all friendly and very welcoming! As an intern, you get treated like a full time employee, and not just a coffee runner. Internships here are challenging, but it pushes you to learn new things and want to become part of the company long-term. There are frequently fun events held at work to appreciate employees (raffles, food trucks, etc.).Cons
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Getting an Interview
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Volkswagen Group of America in June 2014.Interview Details
The online application was easy and quick. I was contacted within a week or two of submitting my application online. First, I had a phone interview to discuss my availability and a brief review of my past experiences. Next, they called me in to do an in-person interview. The interviewer was extremely friendly! She made me feel comfortable in the interview process and I didn't feel too nervous. Most of the questions were about detailed explanations of my past experiences and skills. She also had asked a couple behavioral questions.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsThere was no negotiation. Everything went smoothly.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
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Volkswagen Group of America is the US sales arm of Volkswagen AG (VW), Europe's largest automaker. The company sells Volkswagen and AUDI cars through about 800 dealerships in the US. Volkswagen Group of America also handles other VW brands, including Bentley, Bugatti, and Lamborghini, in North America. In addition, it offers leasing and financing through its subsidiary VW Credit (VCI). Volkswagen of America operates research and development facilities in Arizona, California, and New Jersey. Volkswagen founded the division in the US in 1955.