Panke, Helmut 1946– (International Directory of Business Biographies)
Chairman of the board, BMW
Born: August 31, 1946, in Storkow, Kreis Fürstenwalde, Germany.
Education: University of Munich, BSc, 1968; MS, 1972; PhD, 1976.
Career: Swiss Institute for Nuclear Research, 1976978, researcher; University of Munich, 1976978, lecturer; McKinsey & Company, 1978982, consultant; Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW), 1982985, head of planning and control, research and development division; 1985988, head of corporate planning; 1988990, head of corporate organization; 1990993, head of corporate strategy and coordination; BMW (US) Holding Corporation, 1993995, chief executive officer and chairman of the board; BMW AG, 1995996, executive director; 1996999, head of personnel and information technology; 1999002, chief financial officer; 2000002, head of the sales division; 2002 chairman of the board.
Awards: Wall Street Journal Europe, Customer Value Champion of the Year, 2003; Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, Advertiser of the Year, 2004.
Address: BMW AG, Petuelring 130,...
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