Antonio Casu new CEO of Italdesign
Antonio Casu will succeed Joerg Astalosch in the position of CEO of Italdesign as of today, Wednesday, October 27th, 2021.
“Antonio Casu is for us the ideal person to lead our company, not only because of his knowledge of the team and our customers,” explains Dirk Grosse-Loheide, President of Italdesign, adding: "but especially because Antonio has built his career largely within Italdesign. He has progressively held positions of increasing prestige and responsibility in various areas of the technical direction, gaining a 360° experience within the Group during his years of work in Germany. All these factors characterize him as the best candidate for the role of CEO.”
“I am truly honored by the trust that our president Mr. Grosse-Loheide, Joerg Astalosch and the whole Italdesign have placed in me," added the new CEO Antonio Casu. “I accept this new challenge with all the passion and professionalism that I have always placed as a personal stimulus for my work in our beautiful company. I'm sure that with a team like ours we can keep doing great things”.
“I would like to congratulate Antonio on moving on to this new and exciting assignment and wish him and all every success," said outgoing CEO Joerg Astalosch. “I am sure Antonio will lead Italdesign towards new challenges and generate the utmost professional fulfilment that this company deserves. My gratitude goes to him as well as to all the Italdesign management, employees and customers, for the exceptional experience and opportunity they allowed me to live over the years. I hope that all of them can continue to recognize Antonio the same relationship of trust and collaboration that they have recognized for me. They are really unique professionals.”
Joerg Astalosch will join back VW Group taking other new responsibilities.
Italdesign expresses him its appreciation and thanks for his excellent work over the last six years, and wishes him all the best for his future career.